Our Help & Advice section has hub pages on specific safeguarding topics, which provide an overview, guidance and a list of resources. This page covers everything you need to consider when recruiting staff or volunteers who will be working with children.
The International Child Protection Certificate (ICPC), developed by ACPO and CEOP, is a criminal records check for UK nationals or non-UK nationals previously resident in the UK, seeking to work with children overseas.
Sports organisations can download, print and use these sample codes of conduct to let parents, children and staff know what's expected of them as part of their involvement.
An example of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) risk assessment from Basketball England.
An example of a safeguarding risk assessment procedure from Basketball England.
This briefing outlines a consistent approach to decisions about the eligibility of pool lifeguards for Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.
A template form for sports organisations to use when contacting the references provided by an applicant for a role working with young people.
This briefing offers information and guidance on safeguarding considerations and recruitment processes that should be put in place when recruiting staff from overseas.
Self-declaration can be part of an organisation's safer recruitment process, it can provide additional information that a DBS check will not.
These leaflets, developed by the Disclosure and Barring Service, offer guidance to the sports sector on the eligibility of different roles based on levels of responsibility.