Tipperary Arts Office is committed to ensuring that children are protected and kept safe from harm whilst they are engaged in any activity associated with the Arts Office. This includes ensuring appropriate policies and procedures are in place and that any concerns are reported and recorded appropriately.
These policies have been developed in line with the requirements under the:
Children First Act 2015
Children First National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children (2017)
TUSLA’s Child Safeguarding: A Guide for Policy, Procedure and Practice.
Tipperary Arts Office ensure our staff have received Child Safeguarding training, are aware of their obligations and comply with Child Safeguarding policies and procedures. We ensure that appropriate recruitment procedures and Garda Clearance are in place.
You will find a copy of our Child Safeguarding Statement below.