Policy Statement of SERVE in Solidarity Ireland
All SERVE employees and volunteers value and encourage the participation of children and vulnerable adults in our mission in Ireland and internationally.
We recognise the dignity and rights of all children and vulnerable adults and are committed to their support and safeguarding.
SERVE employees and volunteers undertake to do all in their power to create a safe environment for children and vulnerable adults and to ensure their protection from neglect and from physical, sexual and emotional abuse.
SERVE is committed to:
1. Best practice in ensuring the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults, protecting their rights and promoting their welfare;
2. Minimising risks in order to safeguard the interests of children and vulnerable adults;
3. Ensuring that all employees and
volunteers are carefully recruited, selected, trained, supported and
4. Ensuring that all employees and volunteers are aware of, trained in and work to the policy and procedures for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults;
Supporting all victims of abuse;
closely with statutory authorities to ensure that all allegations of abuse are
dealt with justly and promptly.
If you have
any concerns about the welfare of children or young people, please contact the
following Designated Liaison Officer:
Tel: 021 4358800 Ext. 204
This Policy for safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults aims to ensure a safe environment, where risks are minimised, where those affected by abuse are supported, where offenders are brought to account and where all allegations are dealt with justly and promptly.