Unit parade nights are cancelled until further notice, and cadets are beginning to meet virtually with their units.
If you are looking to join Sea Cadets please use our unit finder to contact your nearest unit, they will respond directly. For more information on the charity’s response to Covid-19 please visit the link below.Covid-19 update
Our policy states that we will safeguard our young people from harm, physical, sexual, emotional abuse and neglect by:
If you would like to know how we use your data please find our privacy notice.
You can also find more information by reading the MOD Cadet Forces Safeguarding Framework.
All volunteers receive compulsory training and regular criminal records checks with guidance on how to work safely with young people. They are supported by our dedicated team of specialist staff and a responsive training programme that responds to new challenges and developments in safeguarding practice.
Sea Cadets is an inclusive charity that helps young people to achieve their potential by offering a range of social and educational opportunities. We are committed to equality of opportunity for young people and adults alike and treat all persons fairly and equally. We recognise diversity within our membership and regard it as one of our greatest strengths. We promote inclusion and tackle any form of discrimination.
"At Marine Society and Sea Cadets (MSSC) we recognise our responsibilities to ensure that, in line with our duty of care, we safeguard and protect the children, young people and vulnerable adults with whom we work, doing all we can to promote their safety, health, well-being and happiness. We continually strive to be a respected and trusted organisation where everyone feels safe to participate in all our activities and our cadets and adults understand their right to be-protected from all forms of harm."
If you have any concerns regarding your own safety or the safety of cadets, please liaise with your Commanding Officer in the first instance.
When it is not possible to talk to your Commanding Officer or you would like to share a concern in confidence with the safeguarding team, please email email@example.com.
If you have a concern relating to immediate risk or harm to a child or young person please report it to the police directly by calling 101 or 999.
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