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Safeguarding

Last updated: 07/06/2023

Safeguarding policy and information

Lancing Rangers Football Club acknowledges its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of every child and young person and is committed to providing a safe environment for all. We recognise that a child is anyone under the age of 18 and subscribe to The Football Association’s (The FA) Safeguarding Children Policy and Procedures.

Lancing Rangers Football Club endorses and adopts the following key safeguarding principles:

  • the child’s welfare is, and must always be, the paramount consideration;

  • all children and young people have a right to be protected from abuse regardless of their; age, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marital status or civil

  • partnership, race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion or belief, ability or disability, pregnancy, and maternity; all suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately; and

  • working in partnership with other organisations, children and young people and their parents/carers is essential. We acknowledge that every child or young person who plays or participates in football should be able to take part in an enjoyable and safe environment and be protected from poor practice
    and abuse.

 

Lancing Rangers Football Club recognises that this is the responsibility of every adult involved in our club.

Key Safeguarding contacts:

Club Welfare Officer (CWO)

James Saunders

County Welfare Officer
T: 01903 768578

(9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday to Friday)
E: Safeguarding@SussexFA.com

If you have an urgent safeguarding concern then please call The FA / NSPCC helpline on 0808 800 5000 - or if it is an emergency because a child or children are at immediate risk, then call the Police or Children's Social Care in your area.

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