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Concerns about someone in a Position of Trust

A Position of Trust (PoT) relates to any adult working with children, this includes paid staff members and volunteers.

Please refer to the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) if you think a person in a Position of Trust has:

  • behaved in a way that has harmed a child, or may have harmed a child
  • committed a criminal offence against or related to a child
  • behaved in a way that indicates they may pose a risk of harm to children.

To complete a referral you will need to fill out the Position of Trust referral form and send it to

For any other advice regarding a PoT please call 01926 743433.