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Child Protection

Discussion in 'Workplace dilemmas' started by JodiP, Oct 22, 2018.

  1. JodiP

    JodiP Occasional commenter

    My children are currently on CP due to domestic violence. I’m hoping to get to CiN very quickly. I have been referred to LADO (I’m the victim!) Am I going to lose 20 years of my career and my pension for being hit by my husband?
     
  2. dunnocks

    dunnocks Star commenter

    No. I've been a foster carer to many children whose parents were being investigated for a variety of things, several were teachers, and when the investigations were over, they just carried on teaching as before
     
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  3. amysdad

    amysdad Established commenter

    No. You might want to contact the Education Support Partnership - they can provide support and advice to you to help you through this.
     
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  4. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

    Union support as well as the other advice above?
     
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  5. banjouk

    banjouk Occasional commenter

    I think you arer in the clear. The LADO should not really be involved unless your husband works with children in some capacity. You don't even have to engage with the LADO as there in no educational establishment for them to contact for this enquiry (unless your children attend your school).

    The LADO should be alerted to all cases in which it is alleged that a person who works with children has:
    • behaved in a way that has harmed a child
    • or may have harmed a child
    • possibly committed a criminal offence against a child/children
     

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