St Barnabas Northolt Park

The Fairway, Northolt, Middlesex, UB5 4SX

Code of Conduct

CODE OF CONDUCT

 

This code is provided for all those to follow in working with children, young people and vulnerable adults.  The code represents the behaviours which constitute safe practice.  As such, it will assist those working with children, young people and vulnerable adults to do so safely and responsibly, enabling each to monitor their own standards of integrity and good practice.

 

You should:

·        Treat all children, young people and vulnerable adults with respect and dignity, keeping your own language, attitude and body language respectful

·        Actively communicate with children, young people and vulnerable adults and involve them in planning and running activities where possible

·        Avoid being alone with a child, young person or vulnerable adult and always aim to work within sight of another adult and keep others aware of your actions

·        Develop a culture where  workers, children, young people and vulnerable adults feel comfortable to point out inappropriate attitudes and behaviour in each other

·        Make it plain who someone can speak to about a personal concern, and be proactive in addressing concerns and allegations

·        Never use illicit drugs or alcohol when responsible for a child, young person or vulnerable adult

·        Keep physical contact specific to the needs of the activity and always seek permission first

·        Only take and use  photos and/or videos in accordance with St Barnabas Northolt Park’s GDPR privacy policy.

·        Never use rough play, sexually provocative words and games or any forms  of physical punishment

·        Never scapegoat, ridicule or reject a child, young person or vulnerable adult or allow others to do so

·        Avoid showing favouritism to any one child, young person or vulnerable adult or doing anything to reinforce their infatuations towards you

·        Never give lifts to children, young people or adults at risk on their own or on your own

·        Never allow unauthorised persons access to children whilst in your care

·        Never share sleeping accommodation with children, young people or vulnerable adults or invite them to your home alone

·        Always operate within the Diocesan principles, procedures and guidelines, clarifying these when unsure

  • Join us for our regular Sunday services
  • 8am Quiet Communion (no music)
  • 10am Lively Mass (with youth and children's work)


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