BOW Safe Guarding Officer Job Role

Below is the Club Job Role for the Safe Guarding Officer

The responsibility of the Safe Guarding Officer is to:

  • Implement the Archery GB  child protection policy and procedures.
  • Encourage good practice by promoting and championing the child protection policy and procedures.
  • Monitor and review the child protection policy and procedures to ensure they remain current and fit for purpose.
  • Regularly report to the Committee.
  • Raise awareness of the Club Child Protection Officer role to parents/carers, adults, and children involved in the club.
  • Raise awareness of the Code of Conduct for working with children to parents/carers, adults and children involved in the club.
  • Challenge behaviour which breaches the Code of Conduct.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field of child protection by liaising with the Archery GB Child Protection Officer, attending relevant training or events and subscribing to the Safeguarding in Sport newsletter.
  • Organise/signpost appropriate training for all adults working/volunteering with children in the club.
  • Establish and maintain contact with local statutory agencies including the police and social services.
  • Respond appropriately to disclosures or concerns which relate to the well-being of a child.
  • Maintain confidential records of reported cases and action taken.
  • Where required liaise with the Archery GB Child Protection Officer and/or statutory agencies and ensure they have access to all necessary information.