Safe Guarding Policy
Osswa Jiu-jitsu acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
We are committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice and requirements of Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018) Chapter 2 and the Standards for Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Sport (2001) Standard 9.
The policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances. It aims to ensure that regardless of age, ability or disability, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, socio-economic background.
Osswa Jiu-jitsu wants to ensure all children:
Osswa Jiu-jitsu acknowledges that some children, including disabled children and young people or those from ethnic minority communities, can be particularly vulnerable to abuse and we accept the responsibility to take reasonable and appropriate steps to ensure their welfare.
As part of our safeguarding policy Osswa Jiu-jitsu will:
The policy and procedures will be widely promoted and are mandatory for everyone involved in Osswa Jiu-jitsu. Failure to comply with the policy and procedures will be addressed without delay and may ultimately result in dismissal/exclusion from the organisation.
The policy will be reviewed a year after development and then every three years, or in the following circumstances:
(Last reviewed Dec 2023)
All forms of bullying will be addressed.
Everybody at Osswa Jiu-jitsu has a responsibility to work together to stop bullying.
Bullying can include online as well as offline behaviour.
Bullying can include:
Osswa Jiu-jitsu will:
Each participant, instructor, volunteer or official will:
Policy reviewed Dec 2023