Social Enterprise Kent will take all reasonable steps to employ, train and promote employees on the basis of their experience, abilities and qualifications without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. In this policy, these are known as the “protected characteristics”.
Social Enterprise Kent believes that it is always unacceptable for any child, young person or vulnerable adult 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 them.
Social Enterprise Kent is committed to providing a secure environment for all customers and learners, where they feel safe and are kept safe. Social Enterprise Kent recognise that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility irrespective of the role they undertake or whether their role has direct contact or responsibility for customers and learners or not.
As an organisation, we recognise that extremism and exposure to extremist materials and influences can lead to poor outcomes for all and so should be addressed as a safeguarding concern. We also recognise that if we fail to challenge extremist views, we are failing to protect our learners.
Social Enterprise Kent seeks to resolve all complaints about its services in an effective and timely manner by working with individual complainants to find a resolution. Social Enterprise Kent endeavours to resolve complaints more effectively by responding personally, positively and promptly. We will deal with complaints in a fair and transparent way, treating those who make them with courtesy and respect.
Social Enterprise Kent is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses the personal data of its workforce, volunteers, and customers, and to meeting its data protection obligations. This policy sets out the organisation’s commitment to data protection, and individual rights and obligations in relation to personal data. This policy applies to the personal data of job applicants, employees, volunteers and former employees, learners, project participants, external suppliers and customers.
Social Enterprise Kent is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. As an organisation,
we comply with obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect from 25th May 2018, by keeping personal data up to date, storing and destroying it securely, protecting data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure and by ensuring appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.