Jump for health believes that it is always unacceptable for a child or young person to
experience abuse of any kind and recognises its responsibility to safeguard the
welfare of all children and young people, by a commitment to practice which protects
We recognise that:
The purpose of the policy:
We will seek to safeguard children and young people by:
In accordance with the relevant legislation and guidelines
Jump for health believes that it is always unacceptable for an Adult at Risk to experience abuse or harm of any kind and recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all such adults, by a commitment to practice which protects them. Effective safeguarding means protecting an adult’s wellbeing and right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. It is about people and organisations like Jump for health working together to prevent and stop both the risks and experience of abuse or neglect. At the same time ensuring that the adult’s wellbeing is promoted and where appropriate, having regard to their views, wishes, feelings and beliefs in deciding on any action. This must recognise that adults sometimes have complex interpersonal relationships and may be ambivalent, unclear or unrealistic about their personal circumstances. The focus of any safeguarding activity must be based on person centred and outcome focused approaches. The aims of adult safeguarding are based on sound person centred risk assessment. To:
We know that:
An adult at risk of harm or abuse is a person aged 18 years or over who is or may be in need of community care services by reason of mental or other disability, age or illness; and who is or may be unable to take care of themselves, or unable to protect themselves against significant harm or exploitation
We recognise that:
The purpose of the policy:
This policy applies to all staff, including senior managers and the board of trustees, paid staff, volunteers and sessional workers, agency staff, students or anyone working on behalf of Jump for health.
We will seek to safeguard vulnerable adults people by:
We are also committed to reviewing our policy and good practice regularly.
Jump for Health Code of conduct
This behaviour code outlines the conduct expected of staff and volunteers from Jump for health, and staff from other organisations who engage with children and young people through Jump for health and its activities. It has been informed by the views of children and young people.
Following this code will help to protect children from abuse and inappropriate behaviour from adults. It will also help staff and volunteers to maintain the standard of behaviour expected of them and will reduce the possibility of unfounded allegations of abuse being made against them.
Upholding this code of behaviour
All members of staff and volunteers are expected to report any breaches of this code their head of department under the whistle-blowing procedure or, if necessary, under child protection procedures. Staff and volunteers who breach this code of behaviour may be subject to Jump for health disciplinary procedures. Any breach of the code involving a volunteer or member of staff from another agency may result in them being asked to leave Jump for health.
Serious breaches may also result in a referral being made to a statutory agency such as the police, the local authority children’s social care department and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authority.
The role of staff and volunteers
When working with children and young people for Jump for health staff and volunteers are acting in a position of trust. It is important that staff and volunteers are aware that they may be seen as role models by children and young people, and must act in an appropriate manner at all times.
When working with children and young people, it is important to.
You must not:
The Code of Ethics and Conduct applies to everyone involved in basketball at every level under the
jurisdiction of Basketball England, including players, match officials, coaches, administrators, club
officials, and spectators. All of these individuals have a responsibility to act according to the highest standards of integrity and to ensure that the reputation of basketball is beyond reproach this also includes paying your subs on time.
Those involved in basketball must respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person, player and
non-player alike, treating everyone equally within the context of the game. In particular, be aware of
the special needs of young people and vulnerable adults, their well-being, including difficulties or
possible abuse experienced from within the game or from other sources. General principles of
all those involved in basketball must treat everyone equally and sensitively regardless of age,
disability, gender, race, ethnic origin, cultural or social background, sexual orientation, religious
belief, political affiliation, or any other personal characteristic/feature. Basketball England is
opposed to any form of violent, offensive, or discriminatory behaviour and will act as necessary to
remove individuals from basketball who do not abide by this Code of Ethics and Conduct.
Badabing Code of Conduct
All affiliated players agree to:
*Treat everyone equally and sensitively regardless of age, disability, gender, race, ethnic origin,
cultural background, sexual orientation, religious beliefs or political affiliation
*Treat your team-mates and opponents, coaches, club officials and match officials with respect and
consideration at all times - treat them as you would like to be treated
*Not use foul, sexist, racist language or offensive gestures at any time
*Know and abide by the rules and spirit of the game
*Avoid violence and rough play and help injured opponents
*Accept the decisions of the match officials without question or complaint (let your captain or coach
ask the necessary questions) and avoid words or actions which may mislead a Match Official
*Abide by the instructions of the coach and club officials, provided they do not contradict the spirit of
this Code of Ethics and Conduct or the rules of basketball
*Not attempt to improve individual performance with the use of banned substances / techniques;
*Condemn the use of recreation and performance enhancing drugs and abide by all anti-doping
*Give maximum effort and strive for the best possible performance through the whole game, even if
it is considered already over
*Concentrate on the game, do not react/respond to undue criticism from spectators, opposition
coaches or opposition club officials. Raise any concerns calmly and professionals to the match
officials to respond, deal and report.
*Learn to accept victory and defeat with humility and dignity and without excessive emotional
*Work equally hard for yourself and your team - your team’s performance will benefit and so will
*Be a good sport, applaud all good performance, whether by your team or by the opponent;
*At the end of play applaud and thank your opponents and the match officials.