Julie A Barker

: Social worker

: SW01295

Interim Order: Imposed on 23 Aug 2016

: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing:10:00 19/07/2017 End: 17:00 20/07/2017

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

: Conduct and Competence Committee
: Referred

Allegation

Whilst registered as a Social Worker and employed by Hartlepool Borough Council:

 

1. In or around November 2015, you did not collect unknown children from their Primary School;

 

2. In or around February 2016, you did not give an unknown foster carer a letter detailing revised contact times;

 

3. In or around April 2016, you made inappropriate comments to Service User A, in that you:

a) Asked what she did on a weekend with the children or words to that effect;

 

b) Stated “I bet they are a handful at home” or words to that effect;

 

4. On or around 16 May 2016, you told Service User B to get the bus by herself, despite contact being fully supervised;

 

5. You did not maintain adequate records, in that you:

a) On or around 1 April 2016, entered a duplicate case note in relation to Service User C;

 

b) Between 1 April 2016 and 17 May 2016, did not complete the case note in relation to Service User C;

 

c) Did not consistently record when contact did not take place in relation to Service User D;

 

d) On or around 21 March 2016, did not record sufficient information in the contact notes in relation to Service User E;

 

e) On or around 28 March 2016, incorrectly dated a case note in relation to Service User E;

 

f) Between 9 May 2016 and 16 May 2016, did not complete the case note in relation to Service User F;

 

6. Your actions described at particulars 1 to 5 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence;

 

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

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

A Panel of the Conduct and Competence Committee convened on 19 July 2017 and transferred the case to the Health Committee.

 

Hearing history

History of Hearings for Julie A Barker

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
28/11/2017 Health Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
31/08/2017 Health Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
19/07/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Referred
10/05/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
17/02/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
23/08/2016 Investigating committee Interim Order Application Interim Suspension