In an unprecedented move, Westminster City Council have today revealed that they have received a referral from Mrs T May of 10 Downing Street.
In her self-referral, Mrs May sets out the following concerns and request for intervention:
“Since the 23rd June 2016, myself and my ecological support network have experienced a great deal of dysfunction and discord in relation to the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. For the best part of three years I have lacked consistency, acted in a disorderly fashion and had strong feelings of weakness and instability”
“Given the strong and stable skills that social workers are known for, I wish to self-refer to Westminster City Council. My hope is that a team of valiant social workers will assess the crisis situation we find ourselves in, implement a series of interventions and review this situation in 3-6 months time”
Speaking exclusively to socialworktutor.com, a duty team manager who triaged Mrs May’s referral had this to say:
“It was certainly and unusual one. We don’t get many referrals from that part of the borough. The last one we got related to a man leaving his daughter in a pub. Although we don’t usually deal with cases like this, we are going to put this referral forward for a single assessment in the hope that we can resolve this sorry state of affairs”
“I have given the case to one of our most experienced social workers, Mrs P Staker. Mrs Staker has a great love of animals and is looking forward to meeting Larry the Cat. She will be supported by a social work student, Ms April Folle. It will be a strong and stable assessment”
With Mrs P Staker being used to holding 40+ cases, not having a desk to work from and being owed 289 hours of unpaid overtime, she says that she will easily be able to handle the responsibility of guiding the United Kingdom through it’s most difficult post-war political crisis.
“This kind of thing is nothing new to me” she told socialworktutor.com “you should have been here last week when I had to try and squeeze out an extra month of funding for a secure placement from our external placements panel- that was a real negotiation. Getting a group of MPs to find common consensus will be a walk in the park compared to that!”
Asked if she had any final comments for the social workers around the world who will be following her work, Mrs Staker simply said: “assessment means assessment”.
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