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Concerned about a member of staff or volunteer?

Updated 07/07/2021

The Brent Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) is responsible for overseeing the management of all allegations against people who work in a position of trust who have deemed to have abused their trust when working with children in the Brent area.

An allegation of abuse can be made against any staff member at any time in that they may have

Brent Local Authority fulfils the national expectation to have a Designated Officer in place with specific responsibility for:

It is for this purpose that the process below has been established and must be followed when there is an allegation or concern raised about any person who works with children, in connection with his/her employment or voluntary activity.

Contacting the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO).

When an Allegation is made against a member of staff,the Designated Senior Manager (DSM) within your agency should be informed and should immediately consult the LADO.

You must complete the LADO Referral Form.

Click on the image to download the form

ALL REFERRALS SHOULD BE SENT TO THE BRENT FAMILY FRONT DOOR:

Telephone: 020 8937 4300 - Option 1

Managing Allegations Leaflet

Click on the picture below to access a leaflet that was developed by Brent LSCB for people that are facing an allegation.