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SAFEGUARDING POLICY STATEMENT

 

THIS POLICY STATEMENT APPLIES TO COERVER COACHING LICENSEES AND TO ALL WHO WORK ON BEHALF OF, OR REPRESENT, COERVER COACHING OR DELIVER COERVER COACHING PROGRAMS, INCLUDING DIRECTORS, LICENSEES, PAID STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS.

 

Coerver Coaching is the leading brand name in independent football education globally, delivering skill-based football coaching in numerous countries around the world.  Coerver Coaching is a comprehensive coaching program for young players, teaching both individual skills and team play to both boys and girls with programs for players of all ages and abilities.

The purpose of this policy statement is:

·       to protect children and young people who receive coaching or any other services through Coerver Coaching

·       to provide parents/carers, staff and volunteers with the overarching principles that guide our approach to child protection.

This policy statement applies to anyone working on behalf of Coerver Coaching, including its directors, Licensees, paid staff and volunteers.

 

Legal Framework

This policy statement has been drawn up on the basis of legislation, policy and guidance that seeks to protect children in England and Wales.[1]

Coerver Coaching Licensees outside of England and Wales are however required to operate in line with the legislation, policy and guidance in their respective territories.

In terms of the fundamental principles of this policy statement:

Coerver Coaching believes that;

·       children and young people should never experience any kind of abuse

·       everyone involved in the delivery of Coerver Coaching has a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children and young people, to keep them safe and to practice in a way that protects them.

 

Coerver Coaching recognises that;

·       the welfare of children is paramount

·       all children, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation have a right to equal protection from all types of harm or abuse

·       some children are additionally vulnerable because of the impact of previous experiences, their level of dependency, communication needs or other issues

·       working in partnership with children and young people, their parents/carers and other agencies is essential in promoting young people’s welfare.


 

Coerver Coaching will seek to keep children and young people safe by;

·       valuing, listening to and respecting them

·       appointing a nominated child protection/safeguarding lead, a deputy child protection/safeguarding lead and a lead trustee/board member for child protection/safeguarding

·       developing child protection and safeguarding policies and procedures which reflect best practice

·       using our safeguarding procedures to share concerns and relevant information with agencies who need to know; involving children, young people, parents, families and carers appropriately

·       creating and maintaining an anti-bullying environment and ensuring that we have a policy and procedure to help us deal with any bullying that does arise

·       developing and implementing an effective online safety policy and related procedures

·       sharing information about child protection and safeguarding best practice with children, their families, staff and volunteers; via websites, group work and one-to-one discussions

·       recruiting staff and volunteers safely, ensuring all necessary checks are made

·       providing effective management for staff and volunteers through supervision, support, training and quality assurance measures

·       implementing a code of conduct for staff and volunteers

·       using our procedures to manage any allegations against staff and volunteers appropriately

·       ensuring that we have effective complaints and whistleblowing procedures in place

·       ensuring that we provide a safe physical environment for our children, young people, staff and volunteers, by applying health and safety measures in accordance with the law and regulatory guidance

·       recording and storing information professionally and securely



[1] A summary of the key legislation and guidance is available from www.nspcc.org.uk/childprotection

 

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Coerver Coaching CT East, PO Box 208
Coventry, Connecticut 06238

Phone: 860-455-5962
Email: [email protected]

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