Page 0003

OBJECTIVES

The Bovey Castle GC aims to:

• Provide a safe environment for children and young people participating in golfing

activities and try to ensure that they enjoy the experience.

• Ensure robust systems are in place to manage any concerns or allegations.

• Support adults (staff, volunteers, PGA Professionals, coaches, members and visitors) to

understand their roles and responsibilities with regard to their duty of care and

protection of children.

• Provide appropriate level training, support and resources for staff, volunteers &

coaches to make informed and confident responses to specific safeguarding issues

and fulfill their role effectively.

• Ensure that children and their parents/carers are informed and consulted and, where

appropriate, fully involved in decisions that affect them.

• Reassure parents and carers that all children and young people will receive the best

care possible whilst participating in club activities and communicate Policy and

Procedure to them through website/letter/consents.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND IMPLEMENTATION

The BOVEY CASTLE GC will seek to promote the principles of safeguarding children by:

• Reviewing their policy and procedures every three years or whenever there is a major

change in legislation. Guidance from England Golf will be sought as part of the review

process.

• Conducting a risk assessment of club activities with regard to safeguarding and take

appropriate action to address the identified issues within suitable timescales.

• Using appropriate recruitment procedures to assess the suitability of volunteers and

staff working with children and young people in line with guidance from England Golf.

• Following National Governing Body (NGB) procedures to report concerns and

allegations about the behaviour of adults and ensuring that all staff, volunteers,

parents and children are aware of these procedures.

• Directing staff, volunteers & coaches to appropriate safeguarding training and learning

opportunities, where this is appropriate to their role.

Index

  1. Page 0001
  2. Page 0002
  3. Page 0003
  4. Page 0004
  5. Page 0005
  6. Page 0006
  7. Page 0007
  8. Page 0008
  9. Page 0009
  10. Page 0010
  11. Page 0011
  12. Page 0012
  13. Page 0013
  14. Page 0014
  15. Page 0015
  16. Page 0016
  17. Page 0017
  18. Page 0018
  19. Page 0019
  20. Page 0020
  21. Page 0021
  22. Page 0022
  23. Page 0023
  24. Page 0024
  25. Page 0025
  26. Page 0026
  27. Page 0027
  28. Page 0028
  29. Page 0029
  30. Page 0030
  31. Page 0031
  32. Page 0032
  33. Page 0033
  34. Page 0034
  35. Page 0035
  36. Page 0036
  37. Page 0037
  38. Page 0038
  39. Page 0039
  40. Page 0040
  41. Page 0041
  42. Page 0042
  43. Page 0043
  44. Page 0044
  45. Page 0045
  46. Page 0046
  47. Page 0047
  48. Page 0048
  49. Page 0049
  50. Page 0050
  51. Page 0051
  52. Page 0052
  53. Page 0053
  54. Page 0054
  55. Page 0055

Related Issues