We often hear Principals say something like this:
“We’ve got it covered. There’s a process that already keeps our accreditations up to date in our HR system and we know when they expire”.
Possession of a physical card isn’t enough to be confident of a person’s legal standing. Working with Children Checks and Teacher Registrations can be revoked. Are you sure all your staff and volunteers are fit to work with children?
Managing the recruitment of coaches and team managers at the grassroots level every year can be a daunting task let alone having to track everyone’s Working with Children Checks.
As a peak body association, how confident are you that your affiliate bodies are compliant?
What reasonable precautions do you need to put in place to deter child abusers from being a part of your club?
Faith Based Organisations
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse highlighted occasions where governance standards in religious institutions have been inadequate. Numerous case studies uncovered situations where there were unclear accountabilities, interrelationships and reporting lines.
At dutyof.care, we make child safety our priority. Future proof your institution against the growing trend towards increased accountability and responsibility towards the most vulnerable members of the community.