Designated liaison person (DLP)

To promote safeguarding by:

  • Hearing child safeguarding concerns
  • Passing on child safeguarding concerns to the statutory authorities
  • Managing cases and all associated documents
  • Liaising with the support person, advisor and the Church authority
  • Passing on child safeguarding concerns to the NBSCCCI
  • Conducting internal inquiries
  • Contributing to upholding the seven standards in practice and behaviour
  • Completing an annual report regarding compliance with Standards 2, 3 and 4 for the Church authority
  • Monitoring respondents or, with the Church authority, appointing a suitable person to carry out this role


Roles Document

Diocese of Limerick

Safeguarding Roles Policy and Procedure