Safeguarding Policy

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy

Introduction

iDID Adventure believes that it is always unacceptable for a child or vulnerable person to experience abuse or harm of any kind and recognises its responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults by a commitment to a practice that protects them.

Purpose
This policy demonstrates how our organisation will meet its legal obligations and reassure members of the public, service users, employees and people working on behalf of the iDID Adventure:

•    What they can expect iDID Adventure Ltd to do to protect and safeguard children and vulnerable adults;
•    To provide staff with guidance on the procedures that they should adopt in the event that they suspect a child or vulnerable adult may be experiencing, or be at risk of harm;
•    To voice any concerns they may have through an established procedure;
•    That there is an effective recording and monitoring system in place;
•    That employees, volunteers and contracted service providers receive the appropriate training.


Policy Statement

iDID Adventure Ltd is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and protecting them from abuse when they are engaged in services organised and provided by, or on behalf of, iDID Adventure

iDID Adventure Ltd will ensure through its Recruitment and Selection policy that suitable people are selected for working with children and vulnerable adults.  iDID Adventure Ltd will take any concern made by an employee, volunteer or contracted service provider, child or vulnerable adult seriously and sensitively.

Referrals made by an employee, volunteer or contracted service provider cannot be anonymous and should be made in the knowledge that, during the course of enquiries, the agency who made that referral will be made clear as individuals may be required as prosecution witnesses.  iDID Adventure Ltd will not tolerate harassment of any employee, volunteer, contractor, child or vulnerable adult who raise concerns of abuse.

iDID Adventure Ltd will work in cooperation with local Safeguarding Adults and Local Safeguarding Children Board Inter-Agency procedures and will respond positively to any recommendations regarding the improvement of its safeguarding policies and procedures.