Minimum requirements for a safeguarding policy.
The safeguarding policy statement should contain the following elements:
Sports organisations or any organisation with a ‘governing body’ should adopt their policy/procedure guidance.
The safeguarding policy statement will need to be linked to a set of more detailed procedures/policies which can explain the steps adults within the org must take to keep children safe.
The policy statement should include a list of these:
Ideally, the policy should be accessible to everyone’s needs (language, etc).
In addition to the above, organisations should also have arrangements in place that reflect the importance of safeguarding children and promoting their welfare which include appropriate supervision and training for staff.