Bootsmann v GSCC - Care Standards Tribunal 17.7.07

The Care Standards Act 2000 s.58 requires that anyone from outside the UK applying to be registered as a social worker in England must demonstrate that they have an equivalent standard of training (as opposed to just "experience") to that required of a social worker trained in England. The General Social Care Council refused to register Ms Bootsmann as a social worker on the basis that she did not have the requiste training. The Care Standards Tribunal has rejected Ms Bootsmann's appeal.

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