Mr Carl Gordon Riley

: Social worker

: SW34060

Interim Order: Imposed on 27 Jul 2016

: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing:10:00 02/10/2017 End: 17:00 09/10/2017

: Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service (HCPTS), 405 Kennington Road, London, SE11 4PT

: Conduct and Competence Committee
: Adjourned part heard

Allegation

During the course of your employment as a registered Social Worker for Nottingham County Council:

 

1)     You did not progress cases in a timely manner in that:

 

a)     Between 01 April 2015 and 06 July 2015 you did not progress the case of Child SR to Child Protection proceedings;

b)    Between 30 April 2015 and 2 June 2015 you did not exercise your responsibility to ensure that a home visit was carried out in respect of Child MR.

c)     Between 14 May 2015 and 6 July 2015 you did not progress the case of Child KM to Child Protection proceedings;

d)    Between 19 May 2015 and 16 June 2015 you did not progress the case of Child CA to Child Protection proceedings;

e)     Between 11 June 2015 and 23 June 2015 you did not progress the case of Child MH to Child Protection Proceedings.

 

2)     You did not follow management instructions in that:

 

a)     On 19 May 2015 you were requested to complete a section 47 enquiry for Family CA, and you did not action the enquiry until 16 June 2015.

b)    On 30 June 2015 you were requested to consider progressing the case of Child KM to a strategy discussion that same day, and you did not:

 

i)      Consider progressing the case to a strategy discussion that same day; and/or

ii)     Complete a case note in respect of your decision.

 

3)     On or around 12 May 2015 you entered a supervision case note on Social Worker CS’ cases when you did not have a supervision session with Social Worker CS.

 

4)     On 03 June 2015 you created a false supervision note dated 12 May 2015 for Social Worker CS

 

5)     On 23 June 2016 you did not assess Child MH’s siblings as part of a section 47 enquiry.

 

6)     On 02 July 2015 you:

 

a)     created a false probationary review form dated 27 February 2015 for Social Worker TC;

b)    created a false probationary review form dated 10 June 2015 for Social Worker TC

 

7)     On or around 06 July 2015 you had a phone call with the mother in the case of Child TS and you:

 

a)     Did not record a management entry on the case; and/or

b)    Did not record a decision you made to give permission to the mother to move out of the family home.

 

8)     Your actions at paragraphs 3, 4 and 6 were dishonest.

 

9)     The facts as described in paragraphs 1-8 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

 

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

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

This hearing adjourned part - heard. The reconvened hearing will be held 24 November 2017.

Hearing history

History of Hearings for Mr Carl Gordon Riley

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
02/10/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard
06/06/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Conditions of Practice
10/03/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Conditions of Practice
21/12/2016 Investigating committee Interim Order Review Interim Conditions of Practice
10/10/2016 Investigating committee Interim Order Review Interim Conditions of Practice
27/07/2016 Investigating committee Interim Order Application Interim Conditions of Practice