Concern about a person in a position of trust
A Person in a Position of Trust (PiPoT) is anyone who works or volunteers with adults with care and support needs.
Where there is an allegation or concern about an adult who works or volunteers in a position of trust with adults with care and support needs, employers, student bodies and voluntary organisation should have clear procedures in place setting out the process, including timescales, for investigation and what support and advice will be available to individuals against whom allegations have been made.
This protocol is for partner agencies, it provides guidance on how to respond appropriately to allegations regarding anyone who working with adults with care and support needs. This can be in a paid or unpaid capacity and such individuals are known as a Person in a Position of Trust (PiPoT). . This guidance is due to be replaced March 2020