Tuesday, 21 June 2022
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Community Welfare Services
615. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of community welfare officers in the State; the number per area; the number who have retired within the past three years in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [32787/22]
There are 329 Community Welfare Officers (CWO) in my Department.
The number of CWOs by county is set out in table 1 below. Details of the number of CWOs who retired in the past three years is not readily available. The number of CWO retirements from January to June 2022 is included in table 2 below.
Table 1: Number of CWOs by county
|County||No. of CWOs by county||No. of CWOs by county (full-time equivalent)|
|Area||No. of Retirements|