Designated Safeguarding Officers (DSOs)
The Designated Safeguarding Officers (DSOs) are the people appointed to take lead responsibility for young people and vulnerable adult protection issues within WP&UP. The people fulfilling this role must be senior members of the organisations leadership team or hold a position on the WP&UP Board of Trustees, and the DSO role must be set out in the post holder’s job description.
The Designated Safeguarding Officers (DSOs):
- Board of Trustees (Chairperson)
Those holding a DSO role within WP&UP are required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check prior to appointment.