Welfare & Safeguarding

WELFARE AND SAFEGUARDING

Bury AC is committed to the welfare and safety of all our members, but particularly those who are children or who may be vulnerable.

The Club has a Welfare Officer, Mark Granby, who ensures that United Kingdom Athletics (UKA) policies are observed. The UKA policies for the protection of children vulnerable adults can be accessed on the link below:

https://www.uka.org.uk/governance/welfare-and-safeguarding/guidance-documents-and-policy/

Advice on Safeguarding and DBS procedures can be sought from the Mark Granby, the Welfare Officer who can be contacted on email mark@thegranbys.co.uk or telephone 07747 767 913.

 

USEFUL CONTACT NUMBERS

The following are also useful contact numbers if there is a concern in relation to the welfare of a child:

Bury Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub – 0161 253 5678

Emergency Social Services (Out of Office Hours) – 0161 253 6606

Police if a child is in immediate danger – 999

Police (Public Protection Unit) – 0161 856 8063 or Out of Office Hours – 101

NSPCC Helpline – 0808 800 5000

 

CODES OF CONDUCT

The Club has adopted the UKA Codes of Conduct these can also be accessed on the link above.

ANTI BULLYING POLICY

Bury AC will not tolerate bullying and is committed to the club being a friendly and safe environment for all our members. The club had adopted the UKA anti-bullying policy can be accessed by clicking on the above link.

DISCIPLINE POLICY AND PROCEDURE

The club has also adopted the UKA’s discipline policy and it can also be accessed by clicking on the abovelink: