Mr Richard James Moody

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW29478

Hearing Type: Review Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 09:00 31/08/2018 End: 16:00 31/08/2018

Location: Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service (HCPTS), 405 Kennington Road, London, SE11 4PT

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned

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During the course of your employment as a Social Worker with East Riding of Yorkshire Council between 2012 and April 2013 you:

1. Did not attend the Intensive Support Panel on 18 February 2013 despite receiving prior notice.

2. In relation to Case 1, you:

(a) did not follow a management instruction to advise the Court that a guardian would be the most appropriate person to ascertain the wishes and feelings of the children;

(b) requested that Colleague A undertake the visit to the children to ascertain their wishes and feelings when you had been requested to do so by the Court;

(c)  not proven

(d) did not inform the mother of the serious incident on 7 January 2013 involving her son's attempted suicide until 9 January 2013;

3. In relation to Case 2, you did not complete the risk assessment within the required timeframe.

4. In relation to Case 3, you:

(a) not proven

(b) did not complete the core assessment by the required date;

(c) did not undertake to ascertain the wishes and feelings of the child.

5. In relation to Case 4; you did not complete an initial assessment within the required timeframe.

6. In relation to Case 5, you:

(a) did not complete a core assessment within the required timeframe;

(b) did not close the case despite instructions to do so on at least two occasions.

7. In relation to Case 6, you:

(a)  not proven

(b) duplicated records of 3 January 2013 on the electronic recording database purporting to be for a visit undertaken on 17 January 2013

(i) did not arrange core group meetings in February and April 2013 and/or did not record any such core group meetings.

8.  not proven

9.   not proven

10. The matters described in paragraphs 8 and 9 constitute misconduct.

11. The matters described in paragraphs 1 to 7 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

12. By reason of your misconduct and/or lack of competence your fitness to practise is impaired


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This hearing has adjourned. The date for the rescheduled hearing is to be confirmed.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Richard James Moody

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
31/08/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Adjourned