This webpage is designed to provide relevant safeguarding guidance, resources and support to Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs), Head Teachers, Principals, and Governors within an education environment.
(Education settings include: Schools, Colleges, Alternative Provision, Faith Educational Settings/Schools, Independent & Free schools and Multi Academy Trusts.)
Local Authority Desigated Officer's (LADO)
Managing Allegations (People working with children/young people in a Position of Trust) - Dudley LADO: Yvonne Nelson-Brown
The Local Authority Desigated Officer's role is to offer guidance and support when an allegation is made against any adult who comes into contact with children in either a paid or unpaid capacity. The DSL/Proprietor/Employer/Governor MUST contact the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) within 1 (one) working day.
Find information on how to contact Dudley Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO).