Miss Amber N Okonji

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW92226

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 23/04/2019 End: 17:00 26/04/2019

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

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Hearing has not yet been held

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Allegation

While registered as a Social Worker and employed with Essex County Council, between 2014 and 2017, you:

  1. Did not maintain service user confidentiality in that you allowed Person A to access and/or use a laptop provided to you by Essex County Council, which contained service user information.
  2. Produced and/or allowed another person to use your work laptop to produce counterfeit documents
  3. Submitted and/or allowed another person to submit those counterfeit documents to the Student Loans Company to support student finance applications.
  1. On dates between February 2015 and February 2016, received approximately 12 payments from the Student Loans Company into your bank accounts:
  • which you knew and/or had reason to believe that you were not entitled to receive;
  • and did not raise queries with and/or inform the Student Loans Company that you had received money in your account;
  1. Your actions described in particulars 2, and 3 and 4 were dishonest;
  2. You actions described in particulars 1 - 5 amount to misconduct.
  3. By reason of your misconduct, your fitness to practise is impaired.

 

Finding

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Order

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Notes

This is a Final Hearing in Lonodn on 23-26 April 2019.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Miss Amber N Okonji

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
23/04/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held