Safeguarding We are fully committed to national safeguarding standards across all of our operations. Dame Kelly Holmes Trust regards the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults as our highest priority. Dame Kelly Holmes Trust believe that a young person or vulnerable adult should never experience abuse of any kind. We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and to keep them safe. We are committed to practise in a way that protects them. Our Safeguarding Policy applies to all staff, including senior managers and the board of trustees, paid staff, volunteers, contractors, sessional workers, agency staff, students or anyone working on behalf of Dame Kelly Holmes Trust. Our Safeguarding Policy is guided by the following principles: The welfare and safety of young people and vulnerable adults is the primary concern. We aim to ensure that regardless of age, gender, religion or beliefs, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or socio-economic background, all and young people and vulnerable adults:- Have a positive and enjoyable experience of our programmes in a safe and person centred environment- Are safe and protected from any harm whilst participating in a Dame Kelly Holmes Trust led activity Dame Kelly Holmes Trust acknowledges that some young people and vulnerable adults, including those with disabilities, can be particularly vulnerable and we accept the responsibility to take reasonable and appropriate steps to ensure their welfare. We do this in line with our Safeguarding Policy. Safeguarding Policy Anti-Harassment and Bullying Policy Safer Recruitment Policy Safeguarding Reporting Form If you would like to contact us in relation to our approach to safeguarding or in relation to any safeguarding concerns or issues, then please contact one of our Designated Safeguarding officers: Martin Talbot - [email protected] - 07393 462451 Ben Hilton - [email protected] - 07436 263838 Alternatively, please contact the NSPCC hotline, which is available 24 hours a day on 0800 023 2642.