Kenmare Butter Market
Child Protection Policy Statement
Kenmare Butter Market is committed to a child-centred approach to our work with children and young people. We undertake to provide a safe environment and an enjoyable experience, where the welfare of the child/young person is paramount. We will adhere to the recommendations of Children First: National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children, published by the Department of Health and Children. We have implemented procedures covering:
Our Child Protection Policy is updated annually. If you have any queries concerning Kenmare Butter Market’s Child Protection Policy, please contact Claire Bunbury, the Designated Child Protection Person at Kenmare Butter Market.
The following excerpt from Children First: National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children shows what would constitute reasonable grounds for concern:
Kenmare Butter Market has appointed a Designated Person to deal with issues related to child protection and welfare within the organisation and to respond to any concerns that may be identified. This Designated Person is Claire Bunbury. A deputy has also been appointed to cover this role when the designated person is unavailable or if he or she is directly involved in an incident, suspicion or accusation. This Deputy is Miroslava Pavelkova. It has been made very clear to all staff, primary carers and children/young people who have been designated to deal with child protection issues and how to contact him or her.
Kenmare Butter Market has set up a system and mechanism for recording concerns about the protection of children and young people. These records will be kept in the office of the Director of the Butter Market and be accessible to the Designated Person and the Deputy Designated Person. They will be stored securely and confidentiality will be maintained.
Staff will record the following information in relation to children and young people:
Kenmare Butter Market is committed to ensuring peoples’ rights to confidentiality.
However, in relation to child protection and welfare we undertake that: