Safeguarding of young people
SEAC fully accepts it's legal and moral obligation to provide a duty of care to protect all children, young people and vulnerable adults, who are employed by SEAC, including learners registered on Apprenticeship Programmes, and safeguard their welfare, irrespective of disability, gender, age, religion or sexual orientation in line with Single Equality Legislation and The Children's Act 1989 & 2004.
To this effect all staff, including those of the training provider, are subject to CRB disclosure/ISA registration and are required to work within guidelines on setting and maintaining professional boundaries
SEAC endeavors to provide impartial guidance, help and advice for all.
- The welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults is paramount and all children have the right to protection from abuse.
- All young people who are employed by SEAC should be able to work and train in a safe environment in an atmosphere that is fair and equitable
- All reasonable practical steps to protect children from harm, discrimination and degrading treatment are taken and their rights, wishes and feelings are respected.
- All suspicions and allegations of unacceptable practice or abuse are taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately.
- All host companies and training providers involved with the training of SEAC apprentices are required to agree to the appropriate procedures and policies for good practice and child protection.