Mr Roger St Elmo Cumberbatch

: Social worker

: SW21298

: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing:10:00 03/04/2017 End: 17:00 05/04/2017

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

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

Allegation

During your employment as a Social Worker for Southwark Council you:

1. In relation to Service User 1, you did not inform a manager that the child had gone missing on or around 7 July 2015.

2. In relation to Service User 2, you did not:
a) interview the child to explore whether there were concerns of sexual
abuse within the family;
b) undertake a home visit between approximately September 2014 and 16
June 2015;
c) complete a review of the care package;

3. In relation to Service User 3, you did not:
a) address concerns raised about the child demonstrating sexualised
behaviour in your write up of a home visit undertaken on or around 30 April
2015;
b) undertake a home visit between approximately 1 May 2015 and August
2015;
c) arrange a Team Around the Child meeting between approximately 2
June 2015 and August 2015;

4. In relation to Service user 4, you did not
a) complete a Child in Need plan;
b) complete a review of the care package;
c) Complete adequate records of:
i. the home visit undertaken on 17 November 2014
ii. the home visit undertaken 8 January 2015
iii. the home visit undertaken on or around 7 May 2015
iv. the Team Around the Child meeting on or around 18 June 2015

5. In relation to Service User 5, you did not:
a) undertake a home visit between approximately 10 December 2013 and 6 August 2015;
b) complete the initial assessment in a timely manner;
c) complete the disability registration;
d) set up the support identified by the care package;
e) record any action on the case between approximately 9 December 2013
and 23 September 2014;

6. In relation to Service User 6, you did not:
a) complete a support plan in time to meet the Court’s filing deadline;
b) arrange a PEP meeting in a timely manner;

7. In relation to Service User 7, you did not complete:
a) the initial assessment in a timely manner;
b) the disability registration in a timely manner;

8. In relation to Service user 8, you did not complete a review of the care package in a timely manner.

9. In relation to Service User 9, you did not complete the single assessment in a timely manner.

10. In relation to Service user 10, you did not:
a) complete the single assessment in a timely manner;
b) make a referral to an overnight respite centre;

11. In relation to Service User 11, you did not complete:
a) the single assessment in a timely manner;
b) the disability registration in a timely manner;
c) a care package assessment;

12. In relation to Service User 12, you did not:
a) undertake a visit to the family between approximately September 2014 and August 2015;
b) complete the initial assessment in a timely manner;
c) complete the disability registration in a timely manner;
d) see the family as part of the disability registration process;

13. In relation to Service User 13, you did not:
a) undertake a visit to the family between approximately December 2014
and August 2015;
b) complete the single assessment in a timely manner;
c) complete the disability registration;

14. In relation to Service User 14, you did not:
a) complete the single assessment in a timely manner;
b) complete the disability registration;

15. In relation to Service User 15, you did not:
a) complete the single assessment in a timely manner;
b) complete records in a timely manner for the following:
i. the home visit undertaken on 16 June 2015
ii. the Team Around the Child meeting of 18 June 2015

16. In relation to Service User 16, you did not:
a) complete the single assessment;
b) complete a care package review;
c) record a home visit undertaken on or around 11 June 2015;

17. The matters as described in paragraphs 1 - 16 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

18. 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

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Hearing history

History of Hearings for Mr Roger St Elmo Cumberbatch

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
13/08/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Struck off
22/08/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Suspended
03/04/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held