We adhere to the following principles:

  • Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility: for services to be effective each individual and organisation should play their full part.
  • The welfare of the child is paramount.
  • A child centred approach: for services to be effective they should be based on a clear understanding of the needs and views of children.

  Aims of the policy & procedure

  • To Safeguard and promote the welfare of children
  • To enable staff and volunteers to have a clear understanding of what to do if they have concerns about a child or young person
  • To explain how allegations against staff and volunteers will be dealt with