CFYDC (Chance) takes seriously its responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all young people; and to work together with other agencies to ensure adequate arrangements within our programme to identify, assess, and support those young people who are suffering harm.
We recognise that all adults, including officials, staff, coaches, volunteers and parents have a full and active part to play in protecting young people in our charge from harm, and that the young people’s welfare is our paramount concern. It is also important that all reasonable steps are taken
to prevent unsuitable people from working with our young people. This applies equally to paid and unpaid, full and part time staff, coaches, volunteers and officials. All individuals working on behalf of, or otherwise representing an organisation are treated as employees whether paid or voluntary.
The management committee, trustees and all voluntary staff believe that CFYDC (Chance) should provide a caring, positive safe and stimulating environment that promotes the social, physical, psychological and development of all young people.
In implementing this Safeguarding Policy CFYDC (Chance) will: