Child Protection Policy
RPFC has a formal Child Protection Policy in accordance with RFU Guidelines. Please click here for access:
3. All children and young people, regardless of age, gender, ability, race, religion, ethnic origin, nationality, social status or sexual orientation should be able to enjoy the game in an environment safe from abuse of any kind.
1. Anyone under the age of 18 should be considered as a child or young person for the purposes of this document.
2.The welfare of all children and young people is paramount.
4. It is the responsibility of child protection professionals to determine whether abuse has taken place but it is everyone’s responsibility within the sport of rugby union to report concerns.
5. All suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken seriouslyand responded to swiftly and appropriately as per RFU/RFUW Policy and Procedures.
6. Working in partnership with parents/carers is essential for the protection of young people.
7. Rosslyn Park recognises the roles and responsibilities of statutory agencies in relation to safeguarding children/young people and promoting their welfare, and is fully committed to complying with the procedures of the Local Safeguarding Children’s Boards.
8. Rosslyn Park has a Club Welfare Officer to ensure that the Policy and Procedures for the Welfare of Young People are applied.
Should you have any concerns about any child protection issues, please contact Tom Blake, Club Welfare Officer, at email@example.com or phone 07860 862 795.
To contact the RFU direct, phone 020 8831 6655, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Ann Hutchins, RFU Child protection direct on 020 8831 7479.