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Sean Wharton
Registered role
Social worker
Conditional Registration Order extended to 09/12/2022
This was a remote hearing by Zoom
Previously National Fostering Group
Type of hearing
Fitness to Practise Panel review hearing

Decision summary

A Conditional Registration Order imposed on Sean Wharton’s registration in April 2020 was reviewed by a Fitness to Practise Panel.

The Panel found Sean Robert Wharton’s current fitness to practise was still impaired and extended the Conditional Registration Order due to expire in August 2022 by an additional 4 months.

Sean Robert Wharton has the right of appeal to the Care Standards Tribunal within 28 days.

A copy of the panel’s full reasons are available on request.


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Summary of allegations

Following a Fitness to Practise hearing held on 10 March 2020, Sean Wharton’s fitness to practise was found to be impaired and a Conditional Registration Order was imposed. The order has since been reviewed and extended and this is the current review of the Conditional Registration Order.