Further information for parents, carers, schools and other partners about our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults.

 


 

Parents / Carers

 

Information for parents or carers of children who attend our Schools Plus programme:

– We follow the school’s policy and procedures regarding DBS checks, proof of ID and/or references for all of our volunteers

– All of our volunteers have completed safeguarding training and must adhere to our code of conduct

– We risk assess all of our activities in advance

 

Information for parents or carers of children who attend our Branch Up programme:

– All of our volunteers have a DBS check, have completed safeguarding training and must adhere to our code of conduct

– We have a child protection policy

– We risk assess all of our activities in advance

– Travel plans are explained to parents in advance on the activity day consent forms, all bus providers have been safety checked and volunteers and children must adhere to our safe transport rules

 

Information for carers or relatives of vulnerable adults who attend our LinkAges or other programmes:

– All of our volunteers have a DBS check, have completed safeguarding training and must adhere to our code of conduct

– We have a vulnerable adults protection policy

– We risk assess all of our activities in advance

– When we work in partnership with a care home or other organisation, we follow their policy and procedures regarding DBS checks, proof of ID and/or references for all of our volunteers

 


 

Schools / Organisations

 

Information for schools or other organisations who we partner with on projects:

– We work with you to understand your safeguarding requirements, e.g. processing DBS checks for volunteers if necessary

– All volunteers working with children or vulnerable adults will have completed our safeguarding training which outlines signs of abuse and the procedure of recognising, responding, recording and reporting

– We have a child protection policy and a vulnerable adults protection policy and will work with you to ensure that all volunteers follow your policies and procedures

 


 

Get in touch

 

If you have any questions about our child protection or vulnerable adult protection policies and procedures, or if you would like to report a concern relating to a volunteer or a member of staff, please contact our Designated Safeguarding Officer, Rachel Tait, on rachel.tait@studenthubs.org or call 01865 264156.