Social Work England Case Examiners close case for Kings View Client

Kings View pursued Social Work England Case Examiners to close investigation involving a case involving comments made by a judge.

The case involved a Social Worker referred to Social Worker England on the basis of comments made by a judge within family court proceedings relating to decisions made by them, in conjunction with their superiors and outside agencies.

Our client accepted some, but not all, errors made but with Kings View’s representation, they were able to provide sound and well documented evidence of reflection and remediation on the incident and as a result, the case was closed by Social Work England Case Examiners.

Speaking about the case, fitness to practise defence Barrister, said:

“We have noticed an increasing trend of healthcare professionals being subject to fitness to practise investigations following comments in court cases.

“Speaking specifically about Social Work England, it is of great importance for Social Workers to ensure they prepare thoroughly for any court case and to make sure that their case notes are robust and are able to stand up to scrutiny in court.”

Our client said:

“I worked with Catherine throughout my investigation and she was very supportive. She was always available for questions and she helped me to compile a robust defence. She had a wealth of knowledge on the matter and she understood the complexity of my situation.

“She was kind and supportive and I am so grateful for her assistance. I would recommend her to anyone who is undergoing a professional investigation.”

Does insight and remediation matter?

This case clearly demonstrates the significance and importance of insight and remediation in fitness to practise proceedings.

Insight Works Training will help give you a clear and easy to follow understanding of the regulatory process, explanation of the central role of impairment, how to approach insight and remediation, how to evidence this at your hearing and a directed approach to presenting your learning with evidence in writing and verbally.

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