Mr Joseph Robert Rotchell

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW33179

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 22/05/2019 End: 17:00 29/05/2019

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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Whilst registered as a social worker and employed by ISP Milton Keynes, you:

1. Used inappropriate behaviour towards Service User A in that:
a) you told Service User A that ‘next time I visit you, you need to wear a shorter skirt’ or words to that effect; and/or
b) you flicked the ear of Service User A.

2. Following Service User B self-harming, gave her a bunch of flowers, put your arm around her and praised her for being a brave girl.

3. Did not follow management instructions to complete a Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) risk assessment in relation to Service User C.

4. Your actions at 1 to 3 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

5. As a result of your misconduct and/or lack of competence your fitness to practise is impaired.


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The final hearing has been listed to take place on Wednesday 22 May 2019 - Friday 24 May 2019 and Tuesday 28 May 2019 - Wednesday 29 May 2019 

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Joseph Robert Rotchell

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
22/05/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held