Ms Kerry Jane Barrett

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW67663

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 10/06/2019 End: 17:00 12/06/2019

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

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned part heard

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Allegation

During the course of your employment as a Social Worker for Suffolk County Council, you:

1. Submitted mileage claims under the Travel and Subsistence Allowance (TSA)

a) Between approximately March 2012 and September 2014, for days when
you were absent from work:
b) Between approximately April 2013 and June 2014, for
journeys that you were already receiving payment for under the Disturbance
Travel Allowance (DTA);

2. Did not inform the payroll department when:

a) you received a lump sum DTA payment on or around 4 30 April 2013, that
you had already been paid for some of the same journeys under the TSA;
b) you were temporarily based in Mildenhall between approximately
November 2013 and March 2014 and were therefore not entitled to DTA
payments during this time;
c) you received a lump sum in January 2015, to cover the period July 2014
until June 2015, that you had been absent from work since approximately 18
September 2014;

3. Your actions as described in paragraphs 1 and 2 were dishonest.

4. The matters as described in paragraphs 1 - 3 constitute misconduct.

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

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

This hearing was adjourned part-heard. The date of the reconvened hearing is to be confirmed. 

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Ms Kerry Jane Barrett

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
23/09/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Struck off
10/06/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard
24/09/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard