Code of Practice

Our VALUES:

  • we are committed to the principle of equality and justice;
  • we respect the dignity of our service users, clients and potential members;
  • we offer support that is non-judgmental and respectful of individuallifestyle choices;
  • we do not discriminate against individuals or groups on the grounds of race, religion, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, income, citizenship status or political affiliation;
  • we actively listen to our members;
  • we are engaged with supporting new Ethnic minority residents;
  • we respect the law and believe in influencing positive change;
  • we believe in ensuring equality and justice for all.

Our POLICIES INCLUDE:

  • ensuring that confidential material, including information about individuals, is handled in accordance with data protection legislation;
  • trustees, employees and volunteers of Diversity Voice have a general duty to act in the best interests of the group as a whole. They should not do so in order to gain financial or other material benefits for themselves, their family, their friends, or the organisation they come from or represent;
  • trustees, employees and volunteers should not place themselves under any financial or other obligation to outside individuals or organisations, which might seek to influence them in the performance of their role;
  • as well as avoiding actual impropriety, Trustees, employees and volunteers should avoid any appearance of improper behaviour;
  • trustees, employees and volunteers should avoid accepting gifts and hospitality that might reasonably, be thought to influence their judgement;
  • trustees, employees and volunteers, in carrying out their role, including making appointments (including trustee appointments), awarding contracts, recommending individuals for rewards and benefits or transacting other business should ensure that decisions are made solely on merit;
  • we act in an impartial and professional manner at all times.

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