Child Protection Policy
At Victory Talent the welfare of young people is paramount. It is the duty of the agency to provide a level of care to all young people on our books and we believe that all young people, whatever their age, culture, disability, gender, language, ethnic origin and religious beliefs have the right to protection from abuse.
The agency will provide a safe venue for any agency workshops and events, inclusive of toilets and changing facilities.
The agency will ensure all workshop teachers, staff and chaperones are suitably qualified and DBS checked
No child will be photographed or videoed without the consent of the parent or guardian.
· The agency will only submit children for work that is of an appropriate nature for their age, ability and interest.
· All suspicions and allegations of abuse and poor practice will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately.
Victory Talent’s policy and procedures are based on the above principles and UK and international legislation and government guidance and take the following into consideration:
The Children Act 1989 and 2004.
Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015.
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Any subsequent legislation relating to child protection would implicitly be incorporated into this document.
Victory Talent’s Child Protection Policy will be available to all parents/guardians, staff, chaperones, and teachers in paper format if requested.
The Policy will be reviewed every three years and amended as appropriate. Guidance from legislation and Governing Bodies will be sought as part of the review process.
Please note - the agency retains the right to release any client who does not cooperate and displays behaviour of an abusive or offensive nature.