TITLE

GSCC took six months to seek suspension of abuse suspect

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;8/13/2009, Issue 1783, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Great Britain General Social Care Council (GSCC) has been criticised for taking six months to apply to have a male social worker facing child sexual abuse allegations suspended. GSCC officials were aware that the social worker had been accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in September 2008, but did not apply for an interim suspension order until March 2009. By this stage, the social worker had been acquitted of the charges in a criminal court.
ACCESSION #
44041460

 

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