Miss Jacquelin Irene Luxton

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW11719

Hearing Type: Review Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 29/10/2018 End: 12:30 29/10/2018

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

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned

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The following allegation was considered by a Panel of the Conduct and Competence Committee at the Substantive Hearing on 30 October–2 November 2017.

During the course of your employment as a Social Worker for Somerset County Council between around June 2013 and 21 October 2014:

1. In relation to Person A and Person B:

a) Before placing Child 1 with Person A and Person B, you:

i) Did not adequately explore the conflicts in views between professionals involved in the care of Child 1.

ii) Did not explore with Person A and Person B Child 1’s needs and/or the potential implications of the psychologist's opinion of Child 1.

2. Not Proved

a) Not Proved

i) Not Proved

ii) Not Proved

3. Not Proved

4. You did not follow management instruction in that, you:

a) Undertook case work when instructed not to do so on 16 October 2014.

b) In or around June 2013, acted outside adoption agency practice and protocol in that you shared confidential information with an approved adopter about a prospective adopter.

5. You did not keep accurate and/or updated records on Liquid logic Children's Social Care System (LCS) and/or Protocol and/or the Bridgewater T-drive in relation to:

a) Family T;

b) Family U;

c) Family V;

d) Family W;

e) Person A and Person B;

f) Person C and Person D; and

g) Person E and Person F.

6. The matters described in paragraphs 1 - 5 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

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

The Panel at the Substantive Hearing found particulars 1 a)(i), 1a)(ii), 4a), 4b), and 5a)–g) proved and that particulars 4(b) and 5(a)–(g) amounted to misconduct.



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This hearing has adjourned. The date for the rescheduled hearing is to be confirmed.


Hearing History

History of Hearings for Miss Jacquelin Irene Luxton

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
16/11/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Struck off
29/10/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Adjourned
26/04/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Suspended
30/10/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Suspended