Club Safeguarding Officer plays an important role in the welfare of a
club and its members. They have a role in ensuring that the appropriate
people are risk assessed and given clearance by England Netball; help
develop a safe and inclusive environment for all people at the club;
give advice and listen to concerns about safeguarding and well-being
issues and are a link in the reporting process which helps protect the
welfare of the netball community.
is a membership requirement for all clubs to have a Club Safeguarding
Officer and provide details of this person on affiliation.
Netball has developed policies, procedures and resources which have
been developed to help Club Safeuarding Officers safeguard young people
in netball. We will be developing our policy for
safeguarding adults at risk and as the resources are developed the
training needs will be identified and communicated.
As resources for safeguarding adults at risk are developed, the
training needs for those with responsibility under the policy, will be
considered and communicated.
role of Club Safeguarding Officers can be a challenging one and England
Netball greatly appreciates the work carried out by these people. We
consider it a priority that the people fulfilling these roles are
trained and supported in their work and have developed the training
requirements to meet the needs of the role. The training
requirements for Club Safeguarding Officers in over-18 only clubs only
require that they complete the online safeguarding course available here.
hope you find the guidance and resources provided here helpful. Being a
visible and friendly face around the club, having regular chats with
the young people and asking how they are if you notice any changes, or
behaviours which cause you concern, will help you make your role most
If there is any further advice you need you can contact us on 01462 428319 or email@example.com.
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