SRE Code of Conduct & complaints policy

Code of conduct – Purpose

The purpose of the Code is to promote a common understanding and consistency in expected standards of behaviour for workers, religious and all those working and/or volunteering in child related work.

The Code is not intended to be exhaustive and do not identify every potential scenario of concern in the workplace.

The Code assists to:

  • clarify the parameters of appropriate and inappropriate conduct for personnel in child-related work
  • create a safe and supportive environment for children and young people, workers and the wider community
  • promote the mission in accordance with Catholic values and ethics.

The Code is aimed at modeling and building a contemporary Catholic workplace that is faith-filled, collaborative, consultative and lawfully compliant.

The Code requires:

  • workers to take responsibility for their own conduct with children and young people, staff, the wider school, parish and diocesan community
  • workers to conduct themselves in a manner that is professional, cooperative and consistent with the Code
  • principals/supervisors/managers and leaders to provide workers with guidance, training, support and supervision.

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