Safeguarding can be explained as the processes and measures that the College puts in place to protect students, visitors and staff. We recognise our explicit duty to safeguard and protect children and vulnerable adults from abuse.
How do we safeguard?
We have a Safeguarding Team is made up of eight Safeguarding Officers and a Safeguarding Coordinator. The Safeguarding Team are highly skilled and expertly trained in responding to suspicions, disclosures or observation of abuse. The College also:
- Takes a positive approach to creating a culture and environment in which safeguarding children and vulnerable adults from potential harm or damage is a priority
- Takes all appropriate actions to address concerns about the welfare of children and vulnerable adults
- Works to agreed local policies and procedures in full partnership with other local agencies
- Plans, implements, monitors and reviews policies and procedures to ensure the maximum is done to improve a safe environment for children and vulnerable adults welfare is minimised