Hurricane Sports Foundation acknowledges the duty of
care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with
The following statement recognises that the welfare
and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances.
Hurricane Sports Foundation is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all
staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our practices reflect this commitment. All employees will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks and other
checks before commencing work with the company
As part of our safeguarding policy, Hurricane
Promote and prioritise the safety and well
being of children and young people.
Ensure everyone understands their roles and
responsibilities in respect of safeguarding and is provided with appropriate learning opportunities to recognise, identify and respond to signs of abuse, neglect and other safeguarding
concerns relating to children and young people.
Ensure appropriate action is taken in the
event of incidents/concerns of abuse and support provided to the individual/s who raise or disclose the concern.
Ensure that confidential, detailed and
accurate records of all safeguarding concerns are maintained and securely stored.
Prevent the employment/deployment of
unsuitable individuals and ensure that all employees have been subjected to Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service checks and clearance (DBS).
Ensure robust safeguarding arrangements and
procedures are in operation.
Hurricane Sports Foundation policy and procedures will be widely promoted
and are mandatory for everyone involved in Hurricane Sports. This policy will be reviewed a year after development and then every
three years, or in the following circumstances:
Changes in legislation and/or government
As required by the Local Safeguarding Children
Board, UK Sport and/or Home Country Sports Councils and other appropriate bodies.
As a result of any other significant change or