7. Managing Allegations

Bath and North East Somerset’s Arrangements for Managing Allegations Protocol   of abuse against people who work with children or those who are in positions of trust. This process involves contact with the LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) whose contact details are on the right hand side of this page.

For further details on the process for reporting allegations please see the South West Child Protection Procedures. http://www.proceduresonline.com/swcpp/

LADO Leaflet for Employees (Sept 2018)

LADO Leaflet for Employers (Sept 2018)

Concerned about a Child?

  • If you have a concern about a child or young person, please call the Children and Families Assessment and Intervention Team on 01225 396312 or 01225 396313.
  • If outside of office hours, please call the Emergency Duty Team on 01454 615165.
  • If a child or young person is in immediate danger then please dial 999 and ask for police assistance. 

The Local Authority Designated Officer for managing allegations or safeguarding concerns against staff can be contacted on 01225 396810 Monday – Friday in office hours.