Source: Research in Practice Published: 06/01/2022 Author: Phil Winterbottom
In health, those in safeguarding lead roles find themselves with legislation, statutory guidance and the weight of national scandals highlighting how important leadership is in their role.
Reflection and training are positioned as a proactive approach, relationships as the preferred active response, then the use of positional power as a last resort.
This is a good read and highly relevant to the IRO role. Do have a read of the full piece: Reflective, relational leadership and management