Vrushali Rajnish Jiyaviya

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW51702

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 09:00 31/05/2018 End: 16:00 01/06/2018

Location: Health and Care Professions Council, 405 Kennington Road, London, SE11 4PT

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned part heard

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Allegation

While registered as a social worker with the Health and Care Professions Council, you:

 

1. In January or February 2014, submitted an application for employment as an Inclusion Support Worker with Leicestershire County Council and you;

 

a) did not include information detailing your employment with Nottinghamshire County Council between May and October 2013;

b) did not declare your registration with the Health and Care Professions Council.

 

2. Following your appointment, you did not subsequently declare to Leicestershire County Council that you had been issued with a Caution Order by a Panel of the Conduct and Competence Committee of the Health and Care Professions Council which was issued following a Final Hearing held between 1 and 4 December 2014 in relation to concerns raised during your employment with Nottinghamshire County Council.

 

3. In relation to Service User A:

 

a) on 26 March 2016, contacted the GP of Service User A by telephone and requested that confidential information regarding Service User A's mental health be shared with you;

b) did so without the informed consent of the Service User;

c) on 05 May 2016, recorded five case notes retrospectively in relation to contacts which took place between 21 and 30 March 2016;

 

4. In relation to Service User B:

 

a) did not record contact with Service User B over a period of seven weeks  between 18 March 2016 and 5 May 2016.

 

5. In relation to Service User D:

 

a) did not undertake and/or record a planned visit on 15 April 2016;

b) did not undertake and/or record any contact with the Service User D over a period of three weeks between 15 April and 3 May 2016.

 

6. In relation to Service User E did not undertake and/or record any contact with Service User E over a period of three weeks between 13 April 2016 and her suspension on 6 May 2016.

 

7. In relation to Service User F:

 

a) did not undertake and/or record a planned visit on 26 April 2016

b) did not maintain and/or record a sufficient amount of contact whilst allocated the case

 

8. In relation to Service User G:

a) did not undertake and/or record a planned visit on 25 April 2016;

b) did not record a visit undertaken on 31 March 2016.

c) did not maintain and/or record a sufficient amount of contact whilst allocated the case

 

9. In relation to Service User H:

 

a) did not undertake and/or record a planned visit on 3 February 2016;

b) did not record any contact with Service User H between 16 March 2016 to 29 April 2016.

 

10. The matters set out in particulars 1 and 2 were dishonest.

 

11. The matters set out in particulars 1, 2 and 10 constitute misconduct.

 

12. The matters set out in particulars 3- 9 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

 

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

Finding

No information currently available

Order

This hearing adjourned, part heard. The date for the reconvened hearing is to be confirmed.

Notes

No notes available

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Vrushali Rajnish Jiyaviya

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
26/11/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing No further action
31/05/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard
01/12/2014 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Caution