Our club welfare officer is Catherine Johnson who may be contacted on 07827 478159
You can find information about safeguarding in badminton at https://www.badmintonengland.co.uk/about-us/safeguarding/
and if you have a concern you can complete their secure online form here
You can also contact the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000 but if anyone is in immediate danger or at risk of harm you should call the police on 999.
Our policies can be viewed below and via the safegaurding option in the main menu.
CHILD PROTECTION POLICY STATEMENT
This policy statement demonstrates the importance that this club places on the protection of children who participate in the club programmes. The club is committed to ensuring that all young members are able to enjoy a wide range of activities in a safe environment.
The club will:
Adopt BADMINTON England’s Safeguarding and Protecting Young People in Badminton Policy and procedures and is working to the Safeguarding Best Practice guidelines.
Ensure that BADMINTON England DBS checks are undertaken for volunteers and coaches in regular contact with young people where they meet the eligibility guidelines.1
Appoint a Welfare Officer who has attended recognised child protection training.
Respect and promote the rights, wishes and feelings of young people.
Ensure that advice, guidance and training is available for all volunteers working with children in the club.
Require all members and visitors to abide by the club’s Codes of Conduct and Equality Policy.
Respond to all incidents of suspicious poor practice and allegations, swiftly and appropriately.
Ensure that allegations, incidents and poor practice are reported to the Club Welfare Officer.