Equality and diversity
Catch22 is wholeheartedly committed to the principle of equality of opportunity, both in its capacity as an employer and as a provider of services to others.
Catch22 is determined to make all efforts to prevent discrimination or unfair treatment against, and promote equality of opportunity for, all members of staff, potential members of staff or users of its services on the grounds of sex, race, gender, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, age, disability or offending background. The organisation is opposed to discriminatory attitudes, and is committed to translating this into all aspects of its everyday work.
Catch22 recognises that specific and positive programmes of action are necessary to ensure that the aims of its equal opportunities policy are achieved. We recognise, however, that progress requires the participation and commitment of all our staff to the policy, as well as the development of these procedures and structures.
It is the responsibility of every member of staff to apply Catch22’s Equality and Diversity Policy (pdf, 63KB). Its application is also required from people who work with Catch22.
The policy statement sets out the organisational framework within which all employees of the charity must work and where appropriate the areas where detailed organisational policy statements and related procedures apply.