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Catch22 Multi Academies Trust: Code of conduct policy

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Catch22 reserves the right to amend this policy, following consultation, where appropriate.

Date of last review: April 2023

Date of next review: July 2024


This policy, along with any codes of practice of professional bodies you belong to:

  • describes what conduct we require of you while working with Catch22 Multi Academies Trust;
  • covers all Catch22 employees, other workers (including volunteers and trustees), and those who represent the organisation in an official capacity;
  • looks at confidentiality; relationships with service users, other staff and contractors; gifts and hospitality; serious professional misconduct; dress code; secondary employment; health and safety; email and acceptable use of IT; and alcohol.

What is the policy about?

This policy aims to ensure that you know what conduct we require of you while working with Catch22 Multi Academies Trust, so protecting you and helping you feel more confident about what you can and cannot do. It is in addition to the codes of practice of any professional bodies you belong to, with which you must also comply.

Our policy is not exhaustive, so circumstances may arise where you need to consider what conduct we would expect. The primary consideration must be that, because we work with vulnerable client groups, our agents and representatives must always act in a way that promotes trust and confidence and shows respect and consideration for others. Avoiding conduct which may reflect adversely on us. If in doubt about the proper course of action, always seek advice from your line manager.

Who is our policy for?

Our policy covers all:

  • Catch22 Multi Academies Trust employees, including our associated employers’ employees;
  • other workers (including volunteers and trustees);
  • those who represent the organisation in an official capacity.
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