Mr John F Skinner

: Social worker

: SW39837

: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing:10:00 25/07/2016 End: 17:00 27/07/2016

: Health and Care Professions Council, 405 Kennington Road, London, SE11 4PT

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

Allegation

While employed as Executive Head of Safeguarding and Wellbeing at Torbay District Council and while registered as a Social Worker, you:

 

1. On or around 19 September 2013, told Colleague A that a payment should be made to Foster Carer A and/or approved a payment to Foster Carer A, despite the fact that:

a) such payments were only permitted in exceptional circumstances under the Fostering Contract;

b) you had a financial interest in the house;

c) you were planning to sell the house;

d) Colleague A was not aware of your financial interest in the house;

e) Colleague A was not aware of your previous relationship with Foster Carer A.

 

2. Your actions in 1 were dishonest.

 

3. Your actions set out in paragraphs 1 – 2 4 above constitute misconduct

 

4. By reason of your misconduct you fitness to practise is impaired

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

This hearing is cancelled due to a postponement request being granted and will be scheduled for a later date.

Hearing history

History of Hearings for Mr John F Skinner

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
05/12/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Voluntary Removal agreed
01/06/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Suspended
13/03/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard
25/07/2016 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held