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Xtol staff all share a responsibility in relation to safeguarding of children and adults whose circumstances make them vulnerable.


All staff and associates who are working with children and adults will be CRB checked and they are fully aware of the systems in place to sign post the vulnerable who require support with domestic violence, child protection, victim support issues, community safety and cohesion if required.


In our provision for children and adults, Xtol Development Services will ensure that:

- The welfare of the child and adult is paramount


- All children and adults whatever their age, culture, disability, gender, language, racial origin, religious belief, sexual identity have the right to protection from abuse


- Promote children’s and adults safety and welfare e.g. with regards to: health and safety, anti-bullying, protection of children online, and photography


- All suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and be responded to in a quick and appropriate manner


- All staff have a responsibility to report any concerns to either Partner of Xtol Development Services

Safe Guarding Policy

Providing children and adults with the appropriate safety and protection during training/assessment activities

Encourage staff, children and candidates to respond to specific child protection issues

The term ‘learner’ includes young learners and vulnerable adults as described below

Be Healthy

Stay Safe

Enjoy and Achieve

Make a Positive Contribution

Achieve Economic Well-being

This policy states how we intend learners to reach these five outcomes and uses numerous strategies to support this.

Policy Aims

The aim of Xtol Development Services Safe Guarding Policy is to promote good practice:

Policy Implementation

Xtol Development Services Safe Guarding Policy will be implemented by adhering to the policy guidelines contained within this document. All staff who are working with children or adults must comply with this policy

Every Learner Matters Policy (incorporating every child matters)

Young Learner means those under the age of 18 including all those up to their 18th birthday – are designated a ‘child’ within the terms of the Children’s Act 1989


A Vulnerable Adult is generally an adult over the age of 18 years, who has a learning difficulty and/or disability, or is a learner without English as a first language or has health or mental issues

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about Safe Guarding?

Early Help Doncaster – 01302 734110


Early Help Rotherham – 01709 336080


Early Help Barnsley – 01226 772423


Early Help Wakefield – 03458 503503

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