The statutory safeguarding partners have joint responsibility for the multi-agency safeguarding arrangements. Where the accountable person listed in Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 delegates their function, they remain accountable for the actions and decisions taken on behalf of their organisation. If delegated, it is the responsibility of the accountable person to identify and nominate a lead with enough seniority and authority to ensure full participation in these arrangements.
The three safeguarding partners and representatives responsible for leading Islington’s arrangements are:
|Safeguarding Partner||Accountable person||Delegated representative|
|Islington Council||Chief Executive||Corporate Director of People (DCS)|
|Central North (CN) Basic Command Unit, The Metropolitan Police Service||CN BCU Commander||Safeguarding Detective Superintendent|
|Islington Clinical Commissioning Group||Accountable Officer NCL||Director of Quality and Chief Nurse|
The Executive Board is made up of representatives of the statutory safeguarding partners, sub-group chairs and the Independent Chair.The role of the Executive Board is to provide strategic leadership, direction and support to the Board to make sure it meets its statutory responsibilities.The Executive Board will be chaired by the Independent Chair who is responsible for publishing and reviewing the terms of reference of the executive.