Person in a position of trust protocols and guidance

Person in a position of trust

Person in a position of trust (PIPoT) is the process for a decision if a disclosure needs to be made to the employer or registering body of a person working in a position of trust with adults at risk. This is separate to if they are alleged to have abused an adult at risk (where disclosure would be considered as part of the safeguarding process), but applies if something happens outside of work, for example, a racially motivated crime, domestic abuse or a child protection case that makes you concerned about their ability to work with vulnerable people safely.

In Enfield we have a process, including how to refer if the council is the appropriate partner (other partner agencies will have their own PIPoT processes following the Board policy).