Mr Ian Michael

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW30565

Interim Order: Imposed on 16 Oct 2017

Hearing Type: Voluntary Removal Agreement

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

Location: The health and care professions Tribunal service 405 kennington road SE11 4PT

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Removed

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Allegation

 

 

Whilst registered as a Social Worker and working at Northumberland County Council between 21 November 2016 and 10 February 2017:

  1. In relation to Service User A:
  2. a) Between 1 December 2016 and 10 February 2017 you did not undertake weekly visits to the service user;
  3. b) You did not complete and/or record required actions following notification on the morning of 24 January 2017 of an incident of domestic violence, in that you:
  4. did not consult your Team Manager;
  5. did not promptly contact the Police and/or health services; iii. did not arrange for a strategy discussion to take place;
  6. did not make immediate arrangements for the service user to be seen that day;
  7. did not visit the child Service User A until directed to do so by your Team Manager;
  8. did not commence a section 47 investigation;
  9. In relation to Family B:
  10. a) You did not complete and/or record required actions following notification of concerns on

24 November 2016, in that you:

  1. did not commence a section 47 investigation;
  2. did not promptly contact the Police and/or the Paediatrician and/or the school and/or other agencies;

iii. did not promptly contact the service user’s family Family B and/or obtain details of the service users’ family Family B for a safety plan;

  1. did not visit the service users Family B that day and/or within the following 10 days;
  2. did not complete and/or record a written agreement with Family B; vi. did not book an Initial Child Protection Conference within two days; vii. did not complete and/or record a risk assessment;
  3. b) Between 24 November 2016 and 10 February 2017, you did not respond to the Paediatrician who was seeking the date of the Initial Child Protection Conference;
  4. In relation to Service User C, you did not complete and/or record required actions following your allocation of the case on 19 December 2016, in that you:
  5. a) did not commence a section 47 investigation;
  6. b) did not visit the service user until 21 December 2016;
  7. c) did not arrange for a strategy discussion to take place in a timely manner;
  8. In relation to Service User D, between 28 December 2016 and 27 January 2017, you did not commence and/or complete a section 47 investigation;
  9. In relation to Family E, between 19 December 2016 and 10 February 2017, you did not:
  10. a) complete and/or record a section 7 report;
  11. b) complete and/or record a Child and Family assessment;
  12. c) undertake adequate visits to the service users;
  13. Your actions described at particulars 1 to 5 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence;
  14. 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

Voluntary removal agreement hearing to take place on Wednesday 29 May 2019 at The Health and Care Professions Tribunal service 405 kennington road London SE11 4PT at 10 00 hours.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Ian Michael

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
29/05/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Voluntary Removal Agreement Removed
03/09/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Suspended