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The Darlington Safeguarding Board website [external link]

Lay Members for Darlington Safeguarding Boards

Darlington Safeguarding Boards are seeking to recruit Lay Members for both the Darlington Safeguarding Children Board and the Darlington Safeguarding Adults Board.

The role of Lay Members is to raise awareness within the community of abuse and neglect and what action should be taken when abuse is suspected. They also promote the welfare of children and adults at risk and will raise awareness of the work of the Safeguarding Boards.

The role is voluntary but expenses such as travel will be reimbursed if required. Training and support is also provided. The deadline for applications is Friday 2 March 2018.

For more details and information on how to apply log onto the Safeguarding Boards website or contact Amanda Hugill or Marian Garland, Development Officer/LADO on 01325 406450 or 406451.

The Care Act 2014

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