Safeguarding affects all staff in the University. Safeguarding is about preventing harm and reducing the risk of abuse or neglect to children or to adults with care and support needs (also known as adults at risk). Safeguarding concerns may arise during everyday work, teaching or placement and work based learning.
The Safeguarding Policy is a set of requirements to safeguard children and adults at risk (or who may be considered vulnerable). The University aims to adopt the highest possible standards and to adopt all reasonable steps in relation to the safety and welfare of all vulnerable groups in the course of its work. The Policy outlines what to do and why and states that every member of the University has a role to play. The University will not tolerate the abuse, neglect and misuse of anyone. The Safeguarding Policy is located on the University Policies & Procedures Pages http://www.salford.ac.uk/about-us/corporate-information/governance/policies-and-procedures/browse-by-theme/2 or under ‘S’ on the Staff Channel A-Z index.
To complement the Safeguarding Policy there is a brief Safeguarding E-learning toolkit (15 minutes) for staff which covers the core elements: