Safeguarding & Welfare
Building a safe and inclusive environment For ALL
WE ARE COMMITTED TO OUR RESPONSIBILITIES IN SAFEGUARDING THE WELFARE OF ALL YOUNG PEOPLE INVOLVED IN GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL
Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. As members of Southwater Royals Coaching team, we request that everyone takes action and responds to the ‘Club Safeguarding Commitment’ detailed below to continue to play your part in safeguarding within football.
Failure to act may result in our club being suspended.
Southwater Royals Management Committee confirm that our records on the Whole Game System accurately reflect all our team officials (coaches, managers, welfare officers and first aiders) working with Children and Young People* at our club.
We commit to ensuring that all our team officials working with youth teams* have an in-date accepted FA CRC.
We commit to ensuring that all youth teams* have at least one FA qualified coach with in-date FA Safeguarding and Emergency Aid certificates and an in-date accepted FA CRC.
We commit to ensuring that all our team officials and committee members complete The FA's safeguarding training.
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All members of our Coaching Teams work alongside our Child Welfare Officer, Kimberley Showell, CWO@SouthwaterRoyals.uk to ensure that they maintain the required certifications at all times.
THE FA SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN WORKSHOP
ABOUT THE COURSE
Awarded by The FA, this short 3 hour course provides club representatives, coaches,
referees and volunteers with an awareness of best practice in safeguarding children
in football. The course supports The FA’s strategic goal to raise standards across the
game. The FA Safeguarding Children Workshop is designed for anyone that works
with young people.
Focused on making football safe, the course will help you learn how to recognise
signs and symptoms of abuse, while understand fears involved in these concerns.
THE FA ONLINE SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN RE-CERTIFICATION
ABOUT THE COURSE
This free online course is available to anyone who needs to renew their safeguarding children training. It offers latest guidance on safer practice with under 18s, safer use of social media, safeguarding disabled children, listening to children, recognising and responding to poor practice and abuse and how and when to report safeguarding concerns.
If you’re an FA licensed coach or a coach in a Charter Standard youth team, you must update your safeguarding training every three years. All coaches and managers and others working with under 18s are strongly recommended to re-certificate. Referees will be expected to have in-date certificate to register for the 2020/21 season .
This course is for learners whose FA Safeguarding Children Workshop or FA Online Safeguarding Re-Certification has expired or is more than two years old.