Mr Dennis Gilbert Howard

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW27169

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 19/08/2019 End: 17:00 21/08/2019

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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Whilst employed as a Social Worker by Connect 2 Kent recruitment agency and placed with Kent County Council between 2 May 2017 and 23 June 2017:

1) In respect of Children A1 and A2, you did not:
a) attend court on 26 May 2017, as was required.
b) fully complete a Special Guardianship Order assessment.
c) visit the children at home after their return to their mother’s case on 1 June 2017.
d) complete preparation of the final evidence for the court proceedings within the required

2) In respect of Child B, you did not:
a) complete a risk assessment by 14 June 2 017, as was required.
b) Complete a placement plan in a timely fashion.
c) complete and/or record a statutory children in care visit.

3) The matter alleged in particulars 1 to 2 constitute misconduct and/or lack of

4) By reason of your misconduct and/or lack of competence, your fitness to practise as a
Social Worker in impaired.


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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Dennis Gilbert Howard

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
19/08/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
28/05/2019 Final Hearing Adjourned part heard