Mr Emmanuel Kum

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW28378

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 25/03/2019 End: 17:00 28/03/2019

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

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned

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While registered as a Social Worker and working at Coventry City Council:

1. On or about 2 September 2016 you breached confidentiality in that you:

a. Emailed the following documents:

i. Application for assessment of an adult convicted, alleged or suspected of posing a sexual risk to a child, referral dated 2 August 2016;

ii. Meeting Notes – Minutes completed 18 January 2016;

iii. Meeting Notes – Minutes completed 11 February 2016;

iv. Meeting Notes – Minutes completed 24 March 2016;

v. Meeting Notes – Minutes completed 22 April 2016;

vi. Meeting Notes – Minutes completed 18 July 2016;

b. Without redacting sensitive information in relation to:

i. Child B;

ii. Child A’s Step Father; and

iii. Person B;

c. To the biological Father of Child A;

2. In relation to particular 1(c)(i), you did not follow the Council’s internal arrangement of communicating with Child A’s Biological Father;

3. You did not immediately report the data breaches referred to in particulars 1(a) – 1(c) to a senior person at the Council;

4. Your actions described in particulars 1(a) – 1(c), 2 and 3 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence;

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


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This hearing has adjourned, with no evidence heard. The date for the rescheduled hearing is to be confirmed.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Emmanuel Kum

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
25/03/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned