|Version number||Date of release||Policy owner||Authorised by|
|2.0||31/03/2023||Katherine Holl, Quality & Impact Manager||Board of Trustees|
Central YMCA (‘The Charity’) takes its responsibility to safeguard all children from harm extremely seriously. We acknowledge that whilst all children have the right to protection, the needs of those who may be particularly vulnerable must also be taken into account. This policy aims to:
Outline our approach to providing safety and protection of all children who engage with us
Communicate our approach to child protection in a clear and transparent way
Demonstrate compliance with relevant statutory guidelines
Ensure that child protection responsibilities are clear and that staff, self-employed contractors and volunteers are informed and confident in how to respond to child protection issues.
The Charity reserves the right to modify this policy from time to time at its discretion and in line with legislation.
This policy applies to all employees, self-employed contractors, volunteers, trustees and all other third parties who, through their involvement with the Charity work with children, young people or vulnerable adults.
- Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018)
- Keeping Children Safe in Education
Related Policies, Procedures, and Templates
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy
Safeguarding Procedure Flowchart
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, diversity and inclusion.
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.