Outposts Ltd has a duty of care to safeguard all children involved in Outposts Ltd activities from harm. All children have a right to protection, and the needs of disabled children and others who may be particularly vulnerable must be taken into account. Outposts Ltd will ensure the safety and protection of all children involved in activities through adherence to the Child Safeguarding, Protecting & Prevent Duty guidelines adopted by Outposts Ltd.
Outposts Ltd takes into account the interests and well-being of all young people with whom we are working. All employees will respect the rights, wishes and feelings of the young and take all reasonable, practicable steps to protect them from physical, sexual and emotional abuse.
All staff employed at Outposts Ltd are Enhanced DBS checked; copies of DBS certificates can be found at Outposts Ltd Head Office.
Outposts Ltd’s Child Safeguarding, Protecting & Prevent Policy is set in accordance with the following legislation and government guidelines:
A child is defined as a person under the age of 18 (The Children Act 1989).
If you suspect a child is being abused / harmed / radicalised:
If a child tells you about abuse / harm / radicalisationby someone else:
If you receive an allegation about any adult or about yourself:
You must immediately inform the Managing Director if any of the above circumstances occur.