Cannock & Stafford AC

 

Safeguarding

 

Cannock & Stafford have adopted the England Athletics Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding and protecting children in athletics (copy available here).

 

Our Club Welfare Officers are:

Simon Evans - email simon.evans4@ntlworld.com    Telephone 07730379532 and

Lynne Boulter - email lynne.boulter@gmail.com    Telephone 07970677704

 

The Welfare Officer's duties are to:

  • Deal with confidential matters that may arise related to athletes and have an understanding and an appropriate approach to such matters

  • Be responsible for the promotion of codes of conduct to members, parents and young people

  • Receive, record and pass on to the NGB Child Protection officer, any concerns relating to the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults

  • Provide advise on the development of activities for young people within the club / organisation

  • Support the registration of all personnel involved in activities for young people within the club / organisation (DBS checks)

  • Recognise the difference between poor practice according to club rules and matters that would be seen as a welfare issue