Managing Allegations Training 2023-24

Managing Allegations (online) Training.

This training has been brought to you by Slough Borough Council's Education Safeguarding Professional, Jatinder Matharu for the attention of all Senior Designated Safeguarding Officers, Head teachers, and Governors who work with children in an education setting in Slough.

Please note you must have previously completed a Targeted Safeguarding Children course in the last 3 years.


The aim of this training is to increase knowledge and awareness of how to effectively respond when a child or young person makes an allegation of harm or abuse against a member of staff or volunteer.

By the end of this course, participants will:

• Understand the procedures governing the managing of allegations against staff, carers and volunteers as outlined in the Berkshire Child Protection Procedures.

• Understand the processes in responding to and investigating when allegations have been made against a member of staff or volunteer.

• Understand the difference between allow level concern, allegation and a complaint.

• Know what to do and what happens, if you think a member of staff, carer or volunteer has harmed or may harm a child or is unsuitable to be working with children.

• Understand the role of the Named Senior Officer and Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) and when to involve them.

• Be proficient in dealing with allegations and engaging with local statutory agencies during the allegation process.