|Version number||Date of release||Policy owner||Authorised by|
|1.0||27/05/2022||Katherine Benson, Quality and Impact Manager||Executive Team|
At Central YMCA (‘the Charity’), we are committed to our values of Equity, Nurture, Brave, and Creative and hope to demonstrate these in all that we do. In line with these values, we believe that clear boundaries are necessary for all areas of our work to ensure the safety and wellbeing of individuals in our care, as well as all those providing services.
This purpose of this policy is to:
- Provide a consistent approach to behaviour management
- Outline how we expect children, young people and all service users to behave
- Summarise the roles of different people in across the Charity with regards to behaviour management
- Define what we consider to be unacceptable behaviour, including bullying and discrimination
- Outline our system of rewards and sanctions
This policy applies to all employees, self-employed contractors, volunteers and all other third parties engaged in the Charity’s work with children, young people and service users on the following programmes:
- Study Programme (including Traineeships)
- Children and young people programmes at Central YMCA Club
- Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018)
- Keeping Children Safe in Education (2021)
- Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Act (2021)
- Care Act (2014)
- Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (2006)
- Children’s Act (2004)
- Equalities Act (2010)
Related Policies, Procedures, and Templates
- Safeguarding Policy
- Child Protection Policy
- Feedback and Complaints Policy
- Bulling & Harassment Policy
- Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy
- Disciplinary Procedures
- Learner Handbook
Board of Trustees
Overall responsibility for the policies and procedures that govern the work at Central YMCA.
Overall responsibility for ensuring Central YMCA’s resources are used effectively and appropriately.
Responsible for ensuring guidelines are in place and that policies and procedures reflect our charitable ethos and commitment to equality and diversity.
All Line Managers
Responsible for ensuring all employees are aware of and follow this policy.
All Employees and Volunteers
To follow policies and procedures, promoting best practice throughout the organisation.
Review of impact against the aims of policy:
This policy has been drafted for approval by Katherine Benson, Quality and Impact Manager and has been approved by the Executive Team. All related procedures have been designed to match the contents of this policy.
The policy has been communicated successfully to the Charity’s staff and external stakeholders and has been made available on the Charity’s intranet and website.
Do there appear to be any patterns of equality, diversity and inclusion related issues: No
If yes, please provide an Equalities Impact Assessment (if relevant): N/A
Reviewed by: Executive Team
Date: 27 May 2022
This policy will be reviewed on an annual basis by the Policy Owner and signed off by the Executive Team if any changes are made.
Next review date: May 2023