Privacy Policy

To enrol your child in the King’s Outside School Hours Care programmes you are required to complete an Enrolment Forms. The information obtained in this document will be used at the Centre for information data collection purposes. The completed forms will be stored securely and retained for the period authorised by the Department of Family and Community Services. Enrolment Forms will only be viewed by members of staff, and the information will not be disclosed to any other party unless required by law. Enrolling parents are able to access their child’s enrolment form at any time, and it is their responsibility to ensure the information is accurate and complete.

Publicity

Children attending the service may be photographed or video recorded which will be used for Centre purposes only.

Childcare Benefit

This is a means-tested government benefit to subsidised childcare fees. An application form can be found in the parent pack. It is the parent’s responsibility to apply. Please contact the Family Assistance Office (FAO). There are two ways to access CCB: a weekly reduction or pay the full fee each week and apply at end of financial year for a rebate. It is also the parent’s responsibility to notify the FAO of any change to their family or financial situation. For more information, contact FAO on 136 150, Mon-Fri 8.00am-8.00pm.

Excursions

Children will participate in short walks / excursions, planned as part of the Centre’s program, from the Centre by foot within King’s Christian Centre community.

Please note. Parents will receive a separate form outlining details and requesting permission before any outside excursions involving children being transported by vehicle.

Transportation

I consent for my child who may attend Clover Hill State School be collected from the school by a King’s Christian Centre vehicle Toyota Yaris or Toyota  Coasta Bus. Your child will be collected from Clover Hill at 3pm and will arrive back at Kings Christian Centre at 330pm.

Please note: Not all buses have seat belts.

Medication

In the interests of health and wellbeing of the children, the Service will only permit medication to be given to a child if it is in its original packaging with a chemist label attached. The chemist label must state the child’s name and dose of medication required.

The service recognizes and acknowledges the skill and competence of children in working collaboratively with families to enable children to self-administer medications, with prior parent authority.

Suncscreen

Centre staff will encourage and support children to apply sunscreen to themselves before sun exposure.

Emergency Treatment

In the event of an accident or illness requiring emergency medical treatment, every possible effort will be made to contact me before such treatment is sought. However, should this prove impossible, I hereby authorise the staff of the Centre to give emergency medical treatment for my child should it be considered necessary. I agree to meet all expenses in this regard.

Allowable Absences

Relating to CCB (Child Care Benefit) all children are eligible for 30 days of subsidised allowable absences for each financial year. This includes holidays taken during school term and illness without a medical certificate. Children are allowed unlimited sick leave with a Doctor’s Certificate.

Payment of Fees

At commencement at the Centres fees must be paid fortnightly, at all times. All costs incurred from any debt recovery actions will be paid by the child’s family.