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Safeguarding Policy Statement

Havant and Hayling Bowmen acknowledge the duty of care of safeguard and promote the welfare of children and vulnerable persons and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidelines and complies with the best practice and Archery GB requirements

The policy recognises that the welfare and interest of children and vulnerable children are paramount in all circumstances. It aims to ensure that regardless of age ,gender, religion or beliefs, ethnicity ,disability ,sexual orientation or social economic background all children and valuable persons.

    

                   have a positive and enjoyable experience of sport with Havant and Hayling Bowmen in a safe environment

   

                  are protected from abuse whilst participating in Archery or outside activity

    

Havant and Hayling  Bowmen acknowledges that some children and vulnerable , including disables or those from ethnic minority communities , can be particularly vulnerable to abuse and we accept the responsibility to take reasonable  and appropriate steps to ensure their welfare.

as part of our safeguarding Havant and Hayling Bowmen will:-

         

           promote and prioritise the safety and wellbeing of children and vulnerable persons                                                                                                      

            ensure everyone understands their roles and responsibilities

      

           in respect of safeguarding and is provided with the appropriate learning opportunities to recognise, identify and respond to signs of abuse, neglect and other safeguarding concerns relating to children and young people

Ensure appropriate action is taken in the event of incidents/ concerns of abuse and support provided to individual/s who raise or disclose the concern

 

           ensure that confidential, detailed and accurate records of all safeguarding concerns are maintained and securely stored

 

           prevent the employment/deployment of unsuitable individuals

 

           ensure robust safeguarding arrangements and procedures are in operation

   

The policy and procedures will be widely promoted and mandatory for everyone involved in the Havant and Hayling Bowmen Archery Club. Failure to comply with the policy and procedures will be addressed without delay and may ultimately result in Dismissal/exclusion from the club

Monitoring 

           The policy will be reviewed a year after development and every three years, or in the following circumstances

 

            Changes in legislation and/or government guidance

 

          as required by the Local Safeguarding Children Board, UK Sport and/or Home Country Sports Councils and Archeey GB

 

          as a result of any other significant change or event

 

Alan DABBS ( Mob 07712 068 928

Safeguarding Officer

Havant and Hayling Bowmen   

                                                                                                     (last reviewed March 2017

                                                                                                         Next review March 2020)