Safe @ Wrexham AFC

Safeguarding Information

Safe @ Wrexham AFC

Wrexham Football Club takes its safeguarding responsibilities very seriously. We have our own Safeguarding Policy which demonstrates our commitment to helping keep children and young people safe. The Club also has many other associated policies and consistently applies guidance produced by the FA. 

Everyone has a responsibility to help keep others safe, in particular children, young people

and other vulnerable people. The club staff will be constantly vigilant to ensure that visitors and other staff are not exposed to risk, abuse, harassment or harm. Parents or carers can also help with this by reporting any concern they have. Once people feel safe they can enjoy themselves. When children and young people feel safe, they will grow and develop as people and football players.

RIGHT CULTURE

Wrexham Football Club recognises its legal and moral responsibilities to safeguard the welfare of any person who takes part in or attends its activities.

RIGHT ENVIRONMENT

When young people feel safe they will grow and develop. Club staff will be vigilant and listen to those in their care, and where appropriate, act on their needs or concerns. Everyone has the right to be safe and to feel safe. The Club will work tirelessly across its workforce to provide and promote a safe environment for all players, parents, staff and visitors.

RIGHT PEOPLE

We are committed to providing a leading football programme through a talented workforce. All staff that comes into regular contact with children and young people will be appropriately qualified, vetted, trained and supervised.

RIGHT BEHAVIOUR

The Club expects everyone here to treat others with respect and as such does not tolerate bullying, victimisation, harassment or abuse. We will treat any such instances very seriously and ensure that they are dealt with swiftly and fairly. 

Wrexham Football Club has a number of people trained and ready to deal with matters of abuse, harassment or bullying involving vulnerable people.

If you have a concern about your own safety or the safety or welfare of a child or vulnerable adult in any aspect of their lives and they are involved in a Wrexham Football Club activity you can speak to the person in charge of the activity who will refer on to a safeguarding officer.

If you are worried about the immediate safety or welfare of a child or vulnerable adult you can also contact:

· Police dial 999 

· NSPCC ChildLine - 0800 1111 

· Wrexham County Borough Council Children’s Services team - 01978 292039 / 03450 533116 

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