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Club welfare officer – job description template

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

Use this sample job description as a template to assist you when recruiting for a club welfare officer role.

Lead safeguarding officer – job description template

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

This template provides a sample job description for a lead safeguarding officer role in the context of protecting children in sport.

Regional/county safeguarding officer – job description template

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

A sample job description for a regional or county safeguarding officer role, which you can use as a template when recruiting.

Kent Sport's safeguarding adults at risk policy

Topics: Duty of care Athlete wellbeing Deaf and disabled children Type: Best practice

A good-practice example from Kent Sport. They have developed their 'Safeguarding adults at risk in sport' policy to safeguard adults at risk from potential abuse.

Interpersonal violence against children in sport in the Netherlands and Belgium

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Research Type: Research

This research article reports on the first large-scale prevalence study on interpersonal violence against children in sport in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Parental involvement in sport scenarios

Topics: Parents in sport Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Tools

These parental behaviour scenarios can be used or adapted by clubs or sports organisations to represent the challenges they may face.

Surviving abuse – BBC Radio 5 live broadcast

Topics: Elite athletes Athlete wellbeing Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Self-harming Safeguarding standards Type: Videos

BBC Radio 5 live broadcast on surviving abuse and creating a safeguarding culture in sport, from the Sport Resolutions 2016 Conference in London.

Managing the emotional impact of safeguarding

Topics: Case management Safeguarding standards Duty of care Type: Webinars

This webinar explores the emotional impact of working in safeguarding within sport, particularly in designated safeguarding roles.

Younger children and social networking sites – a blind spot

Topics: Online safety Type: Research

This 2013 NSPCC report describes the experiences of 11-12 year olds on social networking sites. It also looks at roles that parents, social network providers and regulation can play to protect them.

Overtraining syndrome and overuse injury in young athletes

Topics: Elite athletes Research Athlete wellbeing Type: Research

This article defines overuse injuries and overtraining syndrome. It looks at how prevalent they are in sport and how to reduce the risks for young athletes.