Downhill Only Ski Club

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Safeguarding

The Downhill Only Club is committed to Safeguarding the welfare of Children, Young People and Adults who engage in all Snowsport activities.​

Our instructors, coaches and other volunteers dedicate their skills, experience, and time to encourage and develop all our skiers.

Statement of Care


The DHO accepts that all children, young people and adults have the following basic rights:

  • To be valued as a person
  • To be treated with dignity and respect
  • To be cared for as a young person
  • To be kept safe

The DHO will provide training in which all members feels safe and cared for, is valued, and is treated with dignity and respect.

The DHO will provide a duty of care to help protect each young person from abuse.

 

Club Welfare Officers

Sarah Hoyle
Sarah Hoyle

What Club Welfare Officers Do

The DHO Club is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk who ski with the club.

The Club Welfare Officer role is to oversee the Safeguarding and welfare of all our members, and to be a point of contact to discuss any concerns. 

Sarah, a retired Registered nurse, worked in the NHS for 43 years, 20 years being manager of children’s services. ​

 Anyone who wishes to raise a matter of concern may do so knowing that  shallwill deal with it sensitively, confidentially,discreetly and with honesty

Report a concern:-  

Phone Sarah on +44 7860593472 

Or complete the reporting form below to raise your concern.  

The DHO Club (Racing and Training) Club is an affiliated member of Snowsport England and follows Snowsport England’s Child Protection Policy SnowSafe – Children and Young People. 

For best practice and guidance documents please visit the Snowsport England website where further information for parents, children, athletes and coaches can be found. www.snowsportengland.org.uk/safeguarding 

Snowsport England’s Safeguarding Lead is: Mark Vaughn – Telephone +44 7462 156784

Email: welfare@snowsportengland.org.uk

Raise a Safeguarding Concern with SnowSport England

Downhill Only Club Policies

SnowSport England Policies

SnowSafe Children Policy – Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy
SnowSafe Adults – Safeguarding Adults Policy
SnowSafe Adults Procedures – Safeguarding Adults’ Procedures

Information for Children, Young People and Parents.
Information for Adults participating in Snowsport.

Snowsport England Safeguarding Lead

Mark Vaughan

welfare@snowsportengland.org.uk

07462 156784


Raise a Safeguarding Concern with SnowSport England

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Contacts for Safeguarding

Police

Childline UK

  • 24 hour helpline for children: 0800 1111

  • adults concerned about a child call NSPCC: 0800 800 5000

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)

  • advice Line: 0870 000 3344

  • report on line abuse: please use the CEOP Report Abuse app

  • advice for children, young people, parents and carers: use ThinkUKnow

NSPCC

  • help for adults concerned about a child: 0808 800 5000

  • help for children and young people call Childline: 0800 1111

  • Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) – provides up to date advice, guidance and good practice on safeguarding children in sport

The Samaritans

Kidscape

  • parent advice line: 07496 682785

Ann Craft Trust

  • provide information, guidance and good practice for safeguarding adults in sport

The Downhill Only Club is committed to Safeguarding the welfare of Children, Young People and Adults who engage in all Snowsport activities.​

Our instructors, coaches and other volunteers dedicate their skills, experience, and time to encourage and develop all our skiers.

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