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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
- 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.
- 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.