Roles and Responsibilities
Safeguarding and Child & Young Person protection is everyone’s responsibility, and applies to all staff, volunteers, governors and trustees. Appendix 3 gives the referral route at Umutara.
All staff will be aware of:-
Designated Safeguarding Leader (DSL)
There will be at least two named DSL’s, one of whom must be present during non-school times, at the evenings, nights and weekends. If both DSL’s are absent, then the Head Teacher or Manager will be responsible.
The Chair of Governors will be responsible on the board for ensuring that the Safeguarding Policy is followed correctly. They will be the DSL in cases where the allegations are made against the Managers or Head Teacher at the school.
The Head Teacher is responsible for:-