Inter Agency Referral Forms
Inter-Agency Referral Form for MARU:
OSCP has agreed that all contacts with the Multi Agency Referral Unit (MARU) within Cornwall should be made using the inter-agency referral form. The form is in line with the requirements of Working Together to Safeguard Children and local procedures for sharing information, for use when you have concerns about the welfare or development of a child, including Child Sexual exploitation.
Additional guidance is included within the form notes.
Isles of Scilly Inter Agency Referral Form:
OSCP has agreed that all contacts with Isles of Scilly Children’s Social Care should be made using the inter-agency referral form. The form is in line with the requirements of Working Together to Safeguard Children and local procedures for sharing information when you have concerns about the welfare or development of a child.
MACE Concern Form:
A form for use by professionals and local partners to alert the Police and the local Missing and Exploitation group of concerns relating to potential perpetrators of Child Sexual Exploitation and / or locations, venues or vehicles relating to actual/potential sexual exploitation of children.
LADO Referral Form:
The LADO’s primary function is to manage and have oversight of any investigation into an incident where an allegation of abuse or harm has been made against a professional or volunteer who has contact with children as part of their work or activities.It is your responsibility to contact the LADO within 1 working day of an incident arising and prior to any further investigation taking place, where it appears that an allegation or concerns about 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 or related to a child.
• Behaved towards a child or children in a way that indicates he or she may pose a risk of harm to children.