Mrs kathleen mary roche

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW63597

Interim Order: Imposed on 14 Jul 2017

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 30/07/2019 End: 17:00 20/08/2019

Location: Mercure Hull Grange Park Hotel Grange Park Lane, Willerby, Hull, HU10 6EA, United Kingdom

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

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Allegation

Between March 2016 and March 2017, whilst registered as a Social Worker, you:

1. Knew that Person A had been suspended and/or removed from the HCPC register, and you:

a) Did not take reasonable steps to ensure that Person A did not continue to hold herself out as a Social Worker and/or carry out social work; and/or

b) Did not inform the Governors of Adoption Agency 1 that Person A was suspended and/or removed from the HCPC Register and continued to hold herself out as a Social Worker and/or was carrying out social work;

c) Did not inform the HCPC that Person A was holding herself out as a Social Worker and/or was carrying out social work after or despite her being suspended and/or removed from the HCPC Register.

2. Allowed a number of Prospective Adopter’s Reports to be completed in your name by you, when you knew they had been completed by Person A, including reports in respect of:

a) Adopter A;

b) Adopter B;

c) Adopter D.

3. Presented the Prospective Adopter’s Reports as your own work at Adoption Matching Panels, when you knew they had been completed by Person A, on one or more of the following occasions:

a) In respect of Adopter A, on 17 November 2016;

b) In respect of Adopter D, on 21 July 2016.

4. Recorded and/or allowed to be recorded within the Prospective Adopter’s Reports that you had conducted visits to adopters, when you knew those visits had been conducted by Person A, including visits in respect of:

a) Adopter A;

b) Adopter B;

c) Adopter D.

5. Instructed Adopter D to say that you had completed their home visits and

6. Prospective Adopter’s Report if asked, when this was not correct.

7. On or around 25 February 2017 and/or 26 February 2017, deleted records and/or documents from Adoption Agency 1’s computer system.

8. Your actions at particulars 2, 3, 4, 5 and/or 6 were dishonest.

9. The matters described at particulars 1 to 7 constitute misconduct.

10. By reason of your misconduct your fitness to practise is impaired.

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

Final hearing of the Conduct and Competence Committee to take place at Mercure Hull Grange Park Hotel from 30 July to 20 August 2019 at 10 00 hours on day 1 and 09 30 hours day 2-16.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mrs kathleen mary roche

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
30/07/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
20/07/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
27/06/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
05/04/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
25/10/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
03/05/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
05/01/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
14/07/2017 Investigating committee Interim Order Application Interim Suspension