Safeguarding

The Guernsey Sports Commission is committed to the welfare of children, young people & adults engaged in sport.

Our Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy provides more information about our own procedures and guidance.

The Guernsey Sports Commission supports sports in creating a safe, accessible, enjoyable and welcoming environment for everyone.

Advice & Information

Sports Clubs & Coaches |

Guidance for sports clubs and coaches working with young people.

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Parents & Carers |

Find out more about the key points you should check for when choosing a sports club or activity for your child.

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Schools & Facilities Providers |

The facility provider and club/coach both have a legal and moral Duty of Care for young people. They must both take reasonable measures to ensure appropriate arrangements are in place.

Coaches working with young people should have received training in safeguarding.

Schools/Facilities may wish to ask a coach direct questions around how they would deal with a safeguarding incident.

Clubmark |

Find out about how Clubmark can support your club to provide the right environment for your members.

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Have a concern? |

If you wish to report any concerns within Guernsey Sports Commission programmes, please contact one of the GSC Welfare Officers (details below)

If you have a concern, or wish to report anything within a Guernsey sport, you can do so to your Sport’s Child Welfare Officer who will be able to support you.

If you are dissatisfied with how your concern is being dealt with by your sport, please contact one of the Guernsey Sports Commission Welfare Officers.

The Guernsey Sports Commission has two appointed Welfare Officers:

Jenny Murphy | jenny.murphy@guernseysports.com

01481 747271

Graham Chester | graham.chester@guernseysports.com

01481 747273

If you have a complaint in relation to a safeguarding process undertaken by the Guernsey Sports Commission, the GSC’s Safeguarding complaints procedure can be found here

Useful Links |

 

CPSU | www.thecpsu.org.uk

NSPCC | www.nspcc.org.uk

Childline | www.childline.org.uk

Islands Safeguarding Children Partnership | www.iscp.gg

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