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All organisations providing services to children and young people must ensure that their staff and volunteers are safe to do so. The vast majority of adults who work with children/young people act professionally and aim to provide a safe and supportive environment for the children and young people in their care. However, it must be recognised that there are adults who will deliberately seek out, create or exploit opportunities to abuse children. It is therefore essential that a clear process exists for the investigation and resolution of allegations made against staff and volunteers.

The allegations' process is managed by Islington’s LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer).

The LADO is responsible for:
managing individual cases
providing advice and guidance
liaising with police and other agencies
monitoring progress of cases for timeliness, thoroughness and fairness.
All statutory partner agencies are required to report all allegations to the LADO within one working day.

Islington's LADO is Timur Djavit, Service Manager Children Protection.

For advice and information about allegations against staff and volunteers please contact , or call 020 7527 8102. 

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