SOUTHBOURNE CANOE CLUB
CLUB CHILD PROTECTION & HARASSMENT POLICY
Safeguarding & Protecting Children
Southbourne Canoe Club is fully committed to safeguarding the wellbeing of its members. All members should show respect and understanding for the rights, safety and welfare of others, and conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of the Club.
We believe that taking part in Paddlesport should be a positive and enjoyable part of children’s lives and to achieve this have the following aims:-
Club coaches and helpers should follow the BCU Code of Ethics
All Club coaches, helpers and officials working with young people should read and adhere to the BCU Child Protection and Harassment Policy. The Club will follow the guidance of the policy in the event of any concerns or allegations.
The Club will ensure that anyone who meets the eligibly criteria for a Disclosure check will not be deployed until a satisfactory check has been returned.
All Club members are made aware of the Club Codes of Conduct
All Parents/Guardians/Carers of Junior Members are made aware of the Junior Code of Conduct
The Club will obtain written Medical details of young paddlers which will be made known to coaches, where deemed appropriate and/or necessary.
Any paddler who coaches for the Club should be a member of the BCU. The club will encourage and support helpers to gain qualifications and assist coaches to stay up-dated.
The Club will identify a person whose role it is to deal with any issues concerning Child Protection and Harassment (Club Welfare Officer) and notify this person to all members. Anyone with concerns with respect to Child Abuse or Harassment should contact that person. If that person is unavailable they can contact the Club Chairman or the BCU Child Protection /Harassment Officer.
The Club will adopt and regularly review a Health and Safety Policy
The Club will review this Policy annually.
7 11 2017
Anti Bullying Policy