Hindhead Cricket Club is committed to ensuring that all young people who play sport have a safe and positive experience.
The club is committed to developing and implementing policies and procedures that ensure that everyone knows and accepts
their responsibility in relation to a duty of care for young people.
Hindhead Cricket Club recognises that it is not the responsibility of those individuals working within the club to determine
if a young person has experienced abuse but it is their responsibility to act upon and report any concerns.
The Club and those involved with the club will abide to the following principles and statements:
All young people within Hindhead Cricket Club, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, ability or
disability have the right to be protected.
All young people participating in sport have a right to do so in a safe environment.
Adults working at Hindhead Cricket Club will provide a safe, positive and fun sporting experience for young people.
Adults – volunteers, coaches and officials will understand and be supported in their role and responsibilities with regard
to the Duty of Care to young people.
All suspicions and allegations will be taken seriously, managed and dealt with swiftly and appropriately.
It is the responsibility of the child protection experts to determine whether or not abuse has occurred, but it is the
responsibility of all those working within Hindhead Cricket Club to report any concerns.
The club will assist coaches, volunteers and officials to remain up to date with the latest Child Protection issues.
The club has appointed a Child Welfare Officer whose role is to be responsible for issues concerning child welfare at the club.
The club will carry out regular risk assessments to ensure the safety of young people and all members of the club.
If any person within the club has a doubt to this policy’s relevance to their role and duties then please contact:
Jane Truin – Child Welfare Officer for
Hindhead Cricket Club. 9 Chatsworth Grove, Farnham, GU9 0DJ. Telephone: 01252 692268