Digital copy of Pages 8 to 12 of a Report by Madeleine Davies, HR Business Partner, Chief Minister's Department regarding an investigation under the Dignity at Work (Bullying and Harassment) Policy at the request of the Children's Executive. [Some details redacted]. For [Joe Kennedy's] Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 3 June 2015, see C/D/AW2/B3/21/WS000581. For [Joe Kennedy's] Witness Statement to the States of Jersey Police dated 7 April 2009, see C/D/AW2/B3/21/WS000560.

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May 1st 2007 - May 31st 2007

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Relates to a complaint made by [a member of staff at Greenfields] against [Joe Kennedy]. Sets out contents of an email dated 6 December [2006] from [Joe Kennedy] to [the complainant], and [the complainant's] reply of the same date regarding staff appointments, referring to the outcome of a meeting on the matter. Sets out a narrative relating to [the complainant], referring to his start date and remarks by [the complainant] about not having a suitable induction period, referring to failure of [Joe Kennedy] and another individual to provide formal insight into the service. Refers to [the complainant's] first supervision meeting with [Joe Kennedy] on 27 October [2006] and [the complainant's] comments about [Joe Kennedy's] recording of this meeting. Refers to comments by [the complainant] about [Joe Kennedy] and the other individual not being supportive of him, comments about the responsibilities of [Joe Kennedy] and confirmation by [the complainant] that he had contact with [Joe Kennedy] and the other individual on a daily basis during his induction period. Refers to agreement between [Joe Kennedy] and his line manager during [the complainant's] absence in December [2006], and details complaints raised by [the complainant] in a letter to [Joe Kennedy] dated 6 December [2006]. Also refers to comments by [the complainant] about the approach adopted by [Joe Kennedy]. Refers to concerns expressed by [the complainant] about an internal investigation into his complaints. Sets out a narrative relating to [Joe Kennedy], outlining his role within the States of Jersey, remarks about the working relationship between himself and [the complainant]. Includes reference to remarks by [Joe Kennedy] about the frequency of his contact with [the complainant], including supervision meetings, and support provided to [the complainant] during [the complaiant's] inducation period. Refers to comments by [Joe Kennedy] about [the complainant's] use of his qualifications and refutation that he has ever bullied [the complaiant]. Sets out details of a serious complaint letter dated 1 January 2007 from [the complainant], commenting on four areas of the letter: a complaint of harassment and bullying by [Joe Kennedy]; allegation that [Joe Kennedy's] professional practices contravene the States of Jersey code of conduct in relation to recruitment, grievance and disciplinary procedures; and allegations of numerous incidents of malpractice including sexual harassment and bullying by [Joe Kennedy]. Finishes with conclusions that the report does not uphold the complaint of bullying and harassment or the complaint against [Joe Kennedy's] professional practices in relation to recruitment, grievance and disciplinary procedures.


Baudains, Marnie
Davies, Madeleine
Kennedy, Joe
Chief Minister's Department
Children's Executive
Children's Services
Commission for Social Care Inspection
Education Sport and Culture
Greenfields Centre
Heathfield Children's Home
La Préférence Children's Home
States of Jersey


Greenfields | appointments | bullying | child protection | Children | children's homes | complaints | evidence | Grand Prix system | harassment | IJCI | inquiries | investigations | observations | policies | procedures | recruitment | reports | reviews | safeguarding | witnesses


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