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safeguarding

Bridge the Gap seek to create a safe, secure culture enabling support for all children, young people and their families. We will always seek to provide protection to any person that receives our services  We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children, young people, and adults at risk to keep them safe.

We are committed to work in a way that protects them.

Our commitment is

 

  • Getting the right people involved ;  This is achieved through adherence to Bridge the Gap’s Safer Recruitment Policies and Procedures.

  • Creating a safe environment for children; young people and adults at risk ; This is achieved by providing all required safeguarding training, support, and best practice advice; and further guidance by the effective communication of Bridge the Gap’s Code of Conduct.   

  • Promoting clear systems to deal with any safeguarding concerns; This is achieved through implementation of all Bridge the Gap’s policies and procedures relating to safeguarding.

 

What this means for you is we will do everything we can to support you through our work.

We are available for support during our work hours. These are Monday - Thursday 9am - 7pm and Friday 9am - 5pm.

Our safeguarding lead is our lead practitioner Lucy Brown lucy@jwbridgethegap.com.

 

Supporting you may mean we have to share information with other organisations if we are worried about you.

 

Other people that may be able to support you at a time of real need outside of our work hours links to other websites

whistleblowing

Whistleblowing in a safeguarding context means revealing and raising concerns over misconduct or malpractice within an organisation, or within an independent structure associated with it.

Whistleblowing can be used as an early-warning system or when it is recognised that appropriate actions have not been taken. This approach or policy is adopted in many different walks of life.

Alternatively, concerns can be reported to the following organisations:

policies

Bridge the Gap Child Mental Health's safeguarding policy can be viewed here

safeguarding declaration

Bridge the Gap Child Mental Health's safeguarding declaration can be viewed here

whistleblowing policy

Bridge the Gap Child Mental Health's safeguarding declaration can be viewed here

code of practice

Bridge the Gap Child Mental Health's Therapeutic Code of Practice can be viewed here

privacy

Bridge the Gap Child Mental Health's privacy policy can be viewed here

terms and Conditions

Bridge the Gap Child Mental Health's terms and conditions for adult and child sessions can be found here

terms and Conditions

Bridge the Gap Child Mental Health's terms and conditions for small group sessions for children and holiday clubs can be found here

freedom of information policy

Bridge the Gap Child Mental Health's freedom of information policy can be found here

 

complaint policy

Bridge the Gap Child Mental Health's complaint policy and form can be found here

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