Safeguarding Procedures 2
Child Protection Procedures
Simple guide for all members
Simple guide for event organisers and event safeguarding leads
Safeguarding and Child Protection issues at Society events are rare and it’s very unlikely that a young person will feel unsafe because of the event itself. If a young person is presenting symptoms of stress or anxiety at an HRGB event this is probably because of other events happening in their lives.
There are several possible situations in which a Society member might feel that something is not appropriate, including:-
What to do in these situations
In all these cases, talk as soon as possible to the Event Safeguarding Lead, or the young person’s Team Leader, or both, describing what you saw or heard and the reason you think it is worrying. Try to get a clear description of what happened in a single conversation with the young person. Together with the young person’s Team Leader, or the Event Safeguarding Lead, or both, decide who to tell and what to do next – see the alternative courses of action below.
Section 3: What happens next?