Sport Against Suicide acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice .
The policy recognizes that the welfare and interests of children and young people are paramount in all circumstances. It aims to ensure that regardless of age, ability or disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, socio-economic background, all children and young people
Sport Against Suicide acknowledges that some children and young people, including disabled children and young people or those from ethnic minority communities, can be particularly vulnerable to abuse and we accept the responsibility to take reasonable and appropriate steps to ensure their welfare.
As part of our safeguarding policy Sport Against Suicide will
The policy and procedures will be widely promoted and are mandatory for everyone involved in Sport Against Suicide. Failure to comply with the policy and procedures will be addressed without delay and may ultimately result in dismissal/exclusion from the organisation.
The policy will be reviewed a year after development and then every three years, or in the following circumstances:
Last reviewed 10th July 2020
Tara Hancock (Founder of Sport Against Suicide)
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