Duty of Care

Child Safeguarding

  • We are committed to ensuring that all children who use the Club have a safe, positive and fun experience, whatever their level of involvement;
  • Safeguarding in cricket is based on providing an enjoyable environment and ensuring the safety and welfare of any child involved. This means the Club acknowledging a care of duty must exist and recognising that practical measures are put in place to create a child friendly environment;
  • The Club has adopted and implemented the ECB ‘Safe Hands – Cricket’s Policy for Safeguarding Children’ and has an appointed Club Welfare Officer who has attended a ‘Safe Hands’ course and a Sports Coach UK ‘Safeguarding and Protecting Children’ workshop, and has the required ECB Disclosure & Barring vetting check
  • Safe Hands Safe Hands CertificateClick the picture to download the ECB ‘Safe Hands’ policy document
  • All qualified coaches at the Club have adopted the ECB Coaches Code of Conduct
  • In addition the Club has its own Codes of Conduct for:-
    1. Cricket Club Coaches, Officials and Volunteers;
    2. Club Members and Guests;
    3. Junior Members; and
    4. A Code of Conduct Statement for Parents, Guardians and Spectators
  • The Club will ensure that members who are in frequent close contact with children, either when coaching or supervising games and events, have a valid up to date DBS vetting check

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