WELFARE OFFICER

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Role
To be responsible for the implementation of good practice and child protection policies within the club

Skills
• Approachable
• Good listener
• Good communication
• Tactful and discreet

Main Duties
• To ensure all possible child protection concerns (urgent and non-urgent) are dealt with following the ASA Child Protection Guidelines (Wavepower document)
• To maintain, administer and manage the completion of the CRB check forms
• To be aware of the child protection policies and procedures of the ASA and to receive all updates of this nature from the ASA
• To ensure Swimline is promoted by the leaflet on the club notice board
• To raise awareness of good child protection practice with the teachers and coaches through the ASA/Sports Coach UK Good Practice and Child Protection workshop.
• To ensure volunteers (other than teachers and coaches) within the club are introduced to good child protection practice through the NSPCC module, Keeping Children Safe in Sport
• To attend the ASA ‘Time to Listen’ workshop

Commitment
Dealing with issues as and when they arise plus club requirements i.e. 3 meetings per year

Benefits to Self
Contribution to ensuring a safe environment is provided for young persons to enjoy sport

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