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Policy for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults

Our policy outlines the legislation, principles and values that inform the practice of members, staff and contractors who work with children or adults at risk in the course of performing duties or services on behalf of the IET. The welfare of the child is paramount.

This policy is operated in conjunction with the London Child Protection procedures (2007), Working Together to Safeguard Children (2006). Refer to “Further Guidance” towards the end of this policy for additional documents that inform safeguarding children and child protections systems and practice.

Code of conduct for volunteers

It should not be confused with the Rules of Conduct which apply to the conduct of members.

The document includes information on:

  • The requirement for a code
  • Institution support for volunteers
  • The Code of Conduct
  • Consequences of non-compliance
  • Related policies.