EM Skills are committed to doing everything we can to make sure all of our students and staff are kept safe and protected from harm. This is what safeguarding is all about. The government provides statutory guidance on what they need to do to achieve this. We adhere to all guidance and pride ourselves on going above and beyond to make learning safe, happy and thriving environment for all. It is important to us that all people who come in contact with EM Skills are treated with respect and dignity and feel safe and listened to.
What we do to safeguard our staff and learners?
- Have a clear policy and procedures in place
- Make sure all of our staff and associates are suitable to work with young people carrying out all the relevant checks
- Actively encourage students and staff to raise any concerns they have
- Take all concerns seriously, act upon them.
- Train all of our staff in safeguarding on an ongoing basis
- Deliver training to all others on safeguarding
There are some examples below of issues that would come under safeguarding, if any person feels worried or needs support they should contact us immediately:
- Physical abuse
- Domestic abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Forced marriage
- Bullying – including online/cyber bullying
- Faith abuse
- Drug and alcohol abuse
- Gangs and youth violence