Ms Rebecca S Davies

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW103575

Hearing Type: Review Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 12:30 06/06/2019 End: 02:00 06/06/2019

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

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Hearing has not yet been held

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Allegation

Allegation

Between 24 February 2015 and 7 August 2015, during the course of your employment  as a Social Worker with North Yorkshire County Council:

1.On 11 March 2015, you were allocated the case of Child 1 and you:

a) Did not complete the child's adoption support plan in a timely manner or at all;

b) Did not reply to correspondence about this child in a timely manner;

c) Did not complete the Pre- Meeting Report for the child's statutory Looked After Child review on 31 July 2015;

d) Did not correctly update the child's father’s address on the case management system in a timely manner.

2. On 11 March 2015; you were allocated the case of Child 2 and you;

a) Did not complete the Child’s Under Placement with Parent Regulations (PWP) assessment in a timely manner or at all;

b) Did not visit and/or record that you had visited the child, at a minimum of every six weeks between 7 May 2015 and 5 September 2015.

3. In the case of Child 3 you did not record in adequate detail all your visits to this child.

4. In the case of Child 4 you did not ensure that the child received birthday presents provided by the birth mother in a timely manner.

5. On 7 May you were allocated the case of Child 5 and you:

a) Did not attend the meeting between the Pre-Adoptive parents and the child;

b) Did not plan and/or conduct visits to the child during the adoption introductions in a timely manner.

c) Did not follow a management instruction to visit the child on 8 July 2015.

6. On 16 May 2015 you were allocated the case of Child 6 and you;

a) Did not:

i) complete the Change of Circumstances report upon Child 6’s adoption in a timely manner;

ii) undertake and/or record Looked After Child visits between 31 March 2015 and 11 August 2015;

iii) update the care plan for Child 6 in a timely manner;

iv) complete the Looked After Child review report for Child 6 in a timely manner;

v) undertake and/or record adoption visits to Child 6;

vi) send a notification letter to Child 6’s birth family upon Child 6’s adoption in a timely manner;

vii) update Child 6’s birth mother’s address;

viii) communicate with Child 6’s birth mother for a period of approximately two   months despite her request for communication;

ix) complete the adoption care plan upon Child 6’s adoption in a timely manner;

x) complete the placement plan upon Child 6’s adoption in a timely manner.

b) Gave permission for the pre-adoptive parents to change the name of the child without management authorisation.

7. On 1 June 2015, you were allocated the cases of Children 7, 8 & 9 and you did not record any statutory visits on their files.

8. On 1 June 2015 you were allocated the case of Child 10 and you left a council correspondence slip, without an envelope, on the doorstep of the family home.

9. The matters set out in paragraphs 1-8 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

10. By reason of your misconduct and/or lack of competence, your fitness to practice is impaired.

 Facts proved: 1a, 1c, 1d, 2a, 2b, 3, 5a, 6a(ii), 6a(v), 7 and 8

 Facts not proved: 1b, 4, 5b, 5c, 6a (i),6a(iii), 6a(iv), 6a(vi), 6a(vii), 6a(viii), 6a(ix), 6a(x)

                             

 

Finding

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Order

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Notes

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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Ms Rebecca S Davies

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
06/06/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
05/06/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Conditions of Practice