Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Vulnerable Adults in Sport
What is it?
Safeguarding is the process of protecting children and adults from harm by providing safe and effective care. It includes all procedures designed to prevent harm.
Everyone who engages in sport whether they are a volunteer, participant, spectator or an elite athlete should never have to worry about abuse or harassment.
It is also everyone’s responsibility to safeguard children and adults. Everyone has a role to play in keeping others safe and people should know what to do if they have any concerns.
Safeguarding at Bungay Black Dog Running Club
The club has three Welfare Officers who are responsible for Safeguarding within the club: Alice Hemmings, Jo Lockhart and Simon Sparkes
What should I do if I have a Safeguarding concern?
If you have safeguarding concern, please fill out a blue form and return it to one of the Welfare Officers. Blue forms can be found on the notice board in Shed 1.
The purpose of the blue form is to enable you to make an accurate record of your concern and something for the Welfare Officers to refer to when dealing with the concern. Please do not delay in filling out a form and contacting the Welfare Officer, particularly if your concern is one of potential abuse to a child or adult.