Ms Kerry Jane Barrett

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW67663

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 23/09/2019 End: 17:00 27/09/2019

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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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 September 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 DTA payment on or around 4 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.


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This is a reconvened final hearing taking place on Monday 23 September - Friday 27 September 2019 

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 Hearing has not yet been held
10/06/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard
24/09/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard