A senior social worker who formed an inappropriate relationship with a vulnerable service user has been struck off the register in Wales.
Myron John Ennis, formerly employed by Pembrokeshire Council, was also found guilty in his absence of failing to take appropriate action after concerns were raised about the service user.
Ennis then failed to tell an employer that he was subject to a suspension order and continued to work, the Care Council for Wales’ conduct committee was told.
The committee decided that Ennis, an experienced practitioner, had blurred the boundaries of his role by developing the relationship, which was “clearly inappropriate”.
In doing so, he had “exploited a particularly vulnerable service user”, the committee said.
It concluded that it was necessary to remove Ennis from the register to protect the public and maintain confidence in the profession.
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