Your Club Welfare Officers are

Nuneaton Gymnastics Club is committed to ensuring the welfare of all members.

The responsibility for safeguarding falls on everyone however all clubs are required to have welfare officers who are responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. 

  • If you have any concerns about safeguarding, poor practice or potential/alleged abuse please contact the welfare officers.
  • The welfare officers can be contacted via the email address at the bottom of this page or the mobile phone numbers displayed on the posters in the club.
  • If you need to speak to someone or wish to arrange a meeting please email, phone or text.

 

Your club welfare officers are responsible for:

  • Promoting the welfare of children and importance of safeguarding.
  • Assisting club management to put in place codes of conduct, procedures, policies and implementation plans for safeguarding and promoting welfare of young people.
  • Assisting the club to be more child focused e.g. ensuring that young people are listened to and are involved in decision making.
  • Ensuring that everyone understands their roles and responsibilities in respect of safeguarding and that relevant club members have access to training.
  • Ensuring that British Gymnastics (BG) procedures for recruitment of staff and volunteers are followed and that all appropriate existing staff or volunteers have up-to-date Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosures
  • Responding to child protection and poor practice concerns, maintaining confidentiality and sharing information only on a genuine need to know basis.
  • Ensuring that all incidents are reported and referred in accordance with club and BG reporting guidelines.
  • Liaising with British Gymnastics and local Statutory Agencies as required.
  • Attending the club’s management committee to provide an update on safeguarding within the club environment.

Nuneaton Gymnastics Club practices and adheres to all British Gymnastics safeguarding requirements. These can be found on the link below:

https://www.british-gymnastics.org/safeguarding-and-compliance-policies

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