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CHILD PROTECTION/WELFARE

CHILD PROTECTION/WELFARE


As an FA Charter Standard Community Club, child welfare is at the heart of what we do.

Rusthall FC’s Management Committee are responsible for the club’s compliance with the child protection and welfare issues that are related to running a youth section at our football club.

The Club’s Welfare Officer, Jackie Martin, is responsible for the welfare and safeguarding of all members under the age of 18. Three of the club's codes relate specifically to club welfare issues:

  • Safeguarding Children Policy
  • Child Protection Policy
  • Complaints and Disciplinary Procedure

All managers and coaches must complete the following before taking charge of a team:

  • Valid Enhanced DBS check
  • FA Safeguarding Children Workshop certificate
  • have or be working towards a minimum FA Level 1 coaching qualification
  • FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football certificate

FA Respect

As an FA Charter Standard Community Club, we expect the highest standards of conduct from our players, parents and supporters.
We are passionate supporters of the FA Respect campaign.

FA Whistleblowing Policy
​Any adult or young person with concerns about an adult in a position of trust with football can ‘whistle blow’ by contacting The FA Safeguarding Team on 0800 169 1863, by writing to The FA Case Manager at The Football Association, Wembley Stadium, PO Box 1966, London SW1P 9EQ, by emailing safeguarding@thefa.com or alternatively by going direct to the Police, Children’s Social Care or the NSPCC.

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FA ANTI-BULLYING POLICY

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FA SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN POLICY

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