Glenearn JUNIOR BADMINTON CLUB
Glenearn Junior Badminton Club aims to create a safe environment for all children participating in club activities. We have in place appropriate people, policies, procedures and practices to support this aim.
CHILD PROTECTION OFFICER
Our Child Protection Officer is Sandi MacDougall. You can telephone Sandi MacDougall on 01250 876882. Anyone with concerns regarding the safety or welfare of children at the Club should contact Sandi.
CHILD PROTECTION POLICY
We have adopted the child protection policies of Badminton Scotland. Further information can be found at http://www.badmintonscotland.org.uk/ethics-rules/child-protection/
COACHES & LEADERS
Our leaders are members of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme. The PVG scheme is managed and delivered by Disclosure Scotland. It helps makes sure people whose behaviour makes them unsuitable to work with children and/or protected adults, can't do regulated work with these groups.
Our Child Protection Officer has obtained details of PVG checks for our PVG scheme members to ensure Disclosure Scotland is not aware of any reason that makes them unsuitable to work with children.
Our Child Protection Officer has attended Safeguarding & Protecting Children and In Safe Hands training. Ross Paterson, the Club's treasurer and one of the leaders, has attended Safeguarding Children training. Several of our other leaders work professionally with children in education and/or childcare roles, and have received appropriate training as part of their professions. All of our leaders are provided with details of child protection training opportunities.
CODE OF CONDUCT
We have in place a code of conduct for working with children at the Club. Each of our leaders is required to adhere to the code of conduct.
We have in place a disciplinary procedure.
Our Club is affiliated to Badminton Scotland. Badminton Scotland provide advice and support to the Club on child protection matters. The support from Badminton Scotland includes the ongoing support of the Club by the relevant Badminton Scotland Regional Development Officer.
Live Active Leisure regularly provides the Club with details of training opportunities for leaders, including on child protection matters.