'Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults'
Places for People Leisure is committed to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults that take part in sport and leisure activities.
Places for People Leisure has a Safeguarding Standard which outlines its commitment to ensure that all children, young people and vulnerable adults have equal rights to protection from harm, a right to enjoy sport and leisure activities, free from all forms of abuse and exploitation, encouragement to fulfil their potential. Discrimination, bullying or harassment will not be tolerated and inequalities will be challenged.
Places for People Leisure has robust recruitment procedures, an induction programme for new staff which includes safeguarding and probationary periods. Places for People Leisure has a clear process for reporting of safeguarding concerns and a clear process for dealing with allegations of abuse against members of staff. Key members of the team have a specific safeguarding role within the organisation. All staff are made aware of good practice to ensure a safe and healthy environment amongst parents, guardians and participants.
It is important to remember that all Places for People Leisure employees who either work directly or come in to contact with children, young people or vulnerable adults has a part to play in helping keep them safe and to promote their welfare.