Mr Jaroslaw Tkaczyk

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW107645

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 29/04/2019 End: 17:00 03/05/2019

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

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned part heard

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Allegation

Whilst employed as a registered social worker at Hertfordshire County Council, you:

1. Delayed 36 hours before discussing a safeguarding alert of 5 July 2016 with your manager.

2. Did not undertake adequate investigation in relation to a safeguarding alert on 20 July 2016 regarding Service User A.

3. Did not carry out an assessment in the cases of Service User B and Service User C as directed by your supervisor, between allocation on 8 January 2016 and review on 5 July 2016.

4. Closed the cases of Service User B and Service User C:
a) without carrying out an assessment: and/or
b) without discussing it with your supervisor.

5. Sent assessments to the carers of Service User D without making amendments required by your supervisor.

6. Did not conduct a carers assessment for carers of Service User D, identified as needed on 5 April 2016, until 18 August 2016.

7. In relation to Service User E, allocated to you on 8 January 2016:
a) did not have direct contact with Service User E until 14 March 2016 and/or record doing so;
b) did not complete and/or record an assessment.

8. In relation to Service User F, allocated to you on 30 April 2016 for review:
a) Did not meet the service user until 22 June 2016;
b) Did not record the review on the electronic file only a case note.

9. In relation to Service User A, on 21 July 2016 at a review meeting identified an assessment was required but did not complete an assessment.

10. In relation to Service User G, there was a delay by you in completing a capacity assessment between May and August 2016.

11. In relation to Service User H, delayed completing an assessment form between 29 April and 9 June 2016.

12. In relation to Service User I, did not ensure that he received a copy of review minutes.

13. In relation to Service User J:
a) Did not make a referral to an OT;
b) Did not meet agreed deadlines to complete an assessment.

14. The matters set out in paragraphs 1 to 13 amount to misconduct and/or lack of competence.

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

Finding

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Order

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Notes

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

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Jaroslaw Tkaczyk

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
29/04/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard