Youth Protection Policy

Youth
Protection
Policy

DKIT Sport – Youth Protection Policy

Objective

The objective of this policy is to provide guidelines on the protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults and all people working for DKIT Sport. We are committed to the development of policies to ensure the safety, health and wellbeing of all persons who come to DKIT Sport.

Any breaches in Health and Safety or youth protection will be treated with zero tolerance and will result in disciplinary action.

We are committed to the development of policies to ensure the safety, health and wellbeing of all persons who come to DkIT Sport Leisure Centre.

This policy has been compiled in accordance with the following National Guidelines:

  • Children First – National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children (Department of Health & Children, 1999)
  • Our Duty of Care – (Department of Health & Children)
  • The Protection for Persons Reporting Child Abuse Act, 1998.
  • Child Care Act, 1991.
  • The Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children’s Sport (update 2005).

Valuing youths means valuing workers as well; insisting on safe practices, eliminating the necessity for staff to take risks and providing them with support will make for a healthier and safer organisation.Should you have any questions please contact us.