Child Protection Policy
Kids in Control Ltd is committed to practice which protects
children from harm.
Employees and volunteers in the company accept and recognise
their responsibilities to develop awareness of the issues which
cause children harm.
Kids in Control Ltd will endeavour to safeguard children
adopting child protection guidelines through a code of behaviour
for employees and volunteers;
sharing information about child protection and good practice
with children, parents, employees and volunteers;
sharing information about concerns with agencies who need to
know, and involving parents and children appropriately;
following carefully the procedures for the recruitment and
selection of staff and volunteers;
providing effective management for staff and volunteers through
supervision, support and training.
Kids in Control is committed to reviewing its Child Protection
Policy and good practice at regular intervals.
Recruitment and Management of Employees and Volunteers.
Prospective employees and volunteers are obliged to:
indicate their interests and any other voluntary activities
in which they are involved;
supply names of two referees who are not family members;
supply their national insurance number;
declare past convictions or cases pending;
sign a copy of the companys Child Protection Policy.Prospective
staff and volunteers will be given a written assurance of confidentiality.
The references of prospective employees and volunteers will
be checked using a reference form.
Employees and volunteers will be given written guidelines about
duties and responsibilities.
There will be ongoing supervision and observation of employees
All employees and volunteers will have access to a complaints
Kids in Control Ltd will issue to all employees and volunteers
the following documentation:
The Children (NI) Order 1995;
The Kids in Control Action Checklist.
Group leaders, teachers and Parents of children participating
in Kids in Control activities will be given the following documentation:
The Kids in Control Child Protection Policy;
Company Reporting Procedures.