Model Club Policy

Briefing Sheet 9

Am I affected?

 

Role of Club

NAME OF CLUB

REGISTERED ADDRESS

 

THE ROLE OF THE CLUB CHILD PROTECTION / VULNERABLE ADULT OFFICER

 

The appointed Safeguarding Officer will have had an Enhanced Criminal Record Bureau Disclosure carried out

 

The appointed Safeguarding Officer will act as the named person with responsibility for liaising with the appropriate services if a case of abuse is suspected

 

Receive regular updated training and information through the Sussex County Bowling Association

 

Be known as the person with responsibility for child and vulnerable adult protection to all members of the club

 

Undertake to obtain Voluntary Disclosure Declarations from members who may wish to assist in a club activity involving young people or vulnerable adults

 

Ensure all members are aware of the club’s procedures

 

Have an awareness of child and vulnerable adult protection issues

 

Understand what to do if they suspect a young person or vulnerable adult member to be at risk

 

Keep detailed and secure records of any young person known to be on the ‘At Risk’ register or about whom concerns may have been made.

 

To notify the SCBA County Safeguarding Officer of the names and numbers of young people of 18 years or less on an annual basis

 

To complete the Sussex County Bowling Association’s Annual Risk Assessment Review and return to the County Safeguarding Officer in a timely manner

 

Be supported by the Club’s management committee to ensure the safety and welfare of young people and vulnerable adults.