Our mental health professionals keep high standards of personal conduct, as well as professional conduct. Our Staffs may be at risk if they are convicted of a criminal offence that involves, for example, one of the following types of behaviour.
- Sexual misconduct
- Drink driving offences where someone was hurt or killed
- Serious offences involving dishonesty
- Any serious criminal offences for which you received a prison sentence.
softmind has Professional Standards procedures and health panels, which will process complaints against our staff based on the expectations set out above in the codes of conduct, performance and ethics.
Softmind seeks to protect the public from unprofessional and unethical behaviour.Our ethics committee promotes the ethical practice of psychology and is responsible for the Code of Ethics and Conduct and other ethical guidance.
All workers are entitled to a safe working environment, free from sexual harassment. It is incumbent on the Government, the Equality and Human Rights Commission and employers to make clear to all those in the workplace, including clients, customers and volunteers that all workers are entitled to be treated with respect. Employers must take responsibility for setting out within their organisation the kind of behaviours that are unacceptable and what might constitute sexual harassment or a sexual offence
It promotes the ethical practice of psychology and is responsible for the Sexual misconduct in healthcare is always unacceptable and can be a criminal offence. A breach of sexual boundaries can cause serious psychological, emotional or physical harm long after the abuse is perpetrated.It can have a devastating impact on individuals, teams and clients safety.
Ethical Committe promotes the ethical practice of psychology and is responsible for the Code of Ethics and Conduct and other ethical guidance.
Clients have a right to be treated with dignity and respect and receive healthcare without fear of abuse.
Sexual misconduct damages and undermines the trust that patients have in their doctors and that the community has in the profession.
For healthcare professionals
All healthcare professionals have a right to a workplace free of discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment.
A culture of civility and respect benefits staff wellbeing, enabling health professionals to work more effectively – ultimately improving Clients safety.
We can provide guidance on how to raise concerns you might be struggling with and you can remain anonymous. our women ethical committee members are trained to provide legal or counselling support in relation to sexual misconduct
You can contact our confidential Women helpline on 7736 484 813. or Email : firstname.lastname@example.org.