Safeguarding Policy

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PHILOSOPHY

BWB03 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young players.  We expect all staff, volunteers, parents/carers, and young players to share this commitment.

 

PRINCIPLES

The key principles underpinning welfare, philosophy, value and vision are that:

  • The welfare of children and young people is, and must always be, our paramount consideration.
  • All children, young people and vulnerable adults have a right to be protected from abuse regardless of their age, gender, disability, culture, language, racial origin, religious belief or sexual identity.
  • Working in partnership with children, young people and their parents/carers is an essential element of our work.
  • All complaints and concerns will be considered in accordance with the procedures set forth in this document.

STAFF

Welfare Officer                                    Shane Kiely sk@bwb03.com

PROCEDURE

Shane Kiely is the Officer with responsibility for safeguarding.  All concerns, allegations or disclosures regarding the welfare of young players will be referred to the Officer who will make a decision as to the seriousness and nature of the information and will refer and report to the appropriate agency.

BWB03 accepts and adopts The Football Association’s and The English Schools’ safeguarding policies and procedures.

BWB03 ensures that, where the role requires, all staff and volunteers complete The FA Safeguarding Children Workshop.