The information is for club members,parents on the role of the club welfare officer and related information with regard to welfare/safeguarding documents.If you require anything  adding or require further information please contact one of the welfare officers on a Saturday or via membership@hettonhawks.org.uk

The Role of the Club Welfare Officer

The Club Welfare Officer’s role is to promote the club/organisation’s policy and procedures for the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

Duties
  • The distribution/display of leaflets and codes of conduct to members, parents and young people
  • Advise on the development of activities for young people within the club/organisation
  • Support the registration of all personnel involved in activities for young people within the club/organisation (CRB checks)
  • Receive, record and pass on to the British Cycling Child Protection Officer, any concerns relating to the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults
  • Attend committee meetings.
Skills
  • Approachable and friendly.
  • Good listener/effective communicator.
  • Confident, with good leadership skills.
  • Great organisational skills. • Enthusiastic and a good motivator.
  • Knowledge of child protection policies and procedures, ISA registrations and Criminal Records checks.
  • Knowledge of the Data Protection Act.
  • Ability to deal with confidential matters.
  • Tactful when dealing with sensitive issues.