Cyclists Fighting Cancer enables children and young people living with cancer across the UK to regain their physical fitness, strength and confidence by giving them new bikes, adapted trikes, tandems, other equipment and support. At Cyclists Fighting Cancer we believe that a child or young person should never experience abuse of any kind. We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children and young people and to keep them safe. We are committed to practice in a way that protects them.
This policy applies to all staff, including the board of trustees, paid staff, volunteers and seasonal workers, students or anyone who is contact with children whilst working on behalf of Cyclists Fighting Cancer. All of these people have a duty of care to safeguard the welfare of children and prevent their abuse.
The purpose of this policy:
This policy has been drawn up on the basis of law and guidance that seeks to protect children, namely:
We recognise that:
Cyclists Fighting Cancer will seek to keep children and young people safe by:
We are committed to ensuring that our child protection policy is reviewed, approved and endorsed by the board of trustees annually unless an incident or new legislation or guidance suggests the need for an interim review.