SAFEGUARDING, WELFARE & SUPPORT

Safeguarding:

As part of our FA charter standard status all coaches are up to date with their safeguarding qualifications.

Our committee members and trustees have also/are also completing the FA online safeguarding course.  As a club we follow best practice guidelines and want to ensure EVERYONE feels safe and welcome at all times.

Our Club Welfare Officer is:

Andy Ridgeway: 07732 825127

Our Club Safeguarding Officer is:

Colin Scholes: 07747 044295

All welfare and safeguarding matters are confidential.

Please see the clubs safeguarding policy.

Cerebral Palsy United Football Club Safeguarding Policy

Dan Carter:

We are very lucky to have Dan Carter as part of our staff, as most of you will be aware Dan is a sports psychologist and can offer support to our players regarding their development and any challenges they may face as an athlete.

http://cartersportpsych.co.uk/

Maximum Edge:

Maximum Edge are a very welcome addition to our club and a long term support to all players, staff and families. Maximum Edge focus on lifestyle management and support. For more information and opportunities to link in with them please contact any of the coaches and we can help you set it up.

http://maximumedge.org.uk/

Both Maximum Edge and Dan Carter have podcasts which reinforce all what they talked to the players about so please go on their websites and take a look.

USEFUL CONTACT NUMBERS AND LINKS TO OUTSIDE AGENCIES:

The Child Protection in Sport Unit:

https://thecpsu.org.uk/

Childline:

https://www.childline.org.uk/

Child Exploitation & Online Protection :

https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children:

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/

Sporting Change Clinic:

https://www.sportingchanceclinic.com/