If you are 18 or under and need confidential advice or support, please contact Childline on 0800 1111
Report a matter directly to Basketball England... www.basketballengland.co.uk/safeguarding/report-it
Local Safeguarding Children Board's (LSCB):
- Brighton & Hove | 01273 290400 | BHSCP@brighton-hove.gov.uk
- East Sussex | 01273 481544 | ESSCP.Contact@eastsussex.gov.uk
- West Sussex | 01403 229900 | MASH@westsussex.gov.uk
Or find your local Council contact... Post Code search
We take our welfare and safeguarding responsibilities very seriously and have established procedures in place should anything be reported to us or matters we need to take action on. We also have a dedicated Welfare Officer on our Management Committee who oversees our day to day safeguarding activities who you can contact directly if you have a safeguarding concern you need to report to BasketballSUSSEX.
Contact the BasketballSUSSEX Welfare Officer by email... email@example.com
Basketball England Safeguarding Policy, as adopted by BasketballSUSSEX... download here (.pdf)
All member clubs of BasketballSUSSEX are required to provide us with the contact details of their Club Welfare Officer and a signed copy of the Basketball England Duty of Care form, as adopted by BasketballSUSSEX... download here (.docx)
Safeguarding / First Aid courses for BasketballSUSSEX members
Members eligible include:
- Bench Personnel
- Team Managers
- Club Welfare Officers
- Table Officials
- other club volunteers (upon request).
There is no cost to BasketballSUSSEX members, although we reserve the right to limit the number of courses a club can complete for free; with additional courses charged at £5 per person.
Club Welfare Officers may request access to the course by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
- BasketballSUSSEX team they represent
- Candidates full name
- Candidates email address
- Candidates role (ie Coach)
- Confirmation of parent/guardian permission if candidate under 18 (must be 16+).
Referees & Table Officials not associated with a club will need to provide suitable evidence of their BasketballSUSSEX membership when applying.
Other online information:
- Basketball England safeguarding information... www.basketballengland.co.uk/safeguarding
- If you need a DBS check, refer to... Basketball England DBS checks
- If you need to do a First Aid course, refer to... Active Sussex course catalogue
- If you need to do a safeguarding course, refer to... Active Sussex course catalogue. Qualifications from these courses typically last 3 years. Alternatively, an online course qualification lasts 1 year... learning.nspcc.org.uk/training/our-elearning-courses
- Active Sussex | Safeguarding
- Ann Craft Trust | Safeguarding Disabled Children & Adults at Risk
- NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU)
- Advice & resources to help children and young people stay safe online | www.saferinternet.org.uk
Page last updated: 01/09/20