Safeguarding and Club Welfare
Harborough Town Football Club is committed to safeguarding the welfare of adults at risk and children. The Club insists on very high standards and expects that all its staff, players, volunteers, and visitors to the site share our commitment to our young players at all times. All our coaches at Harborough Town have a current FA DBS check.
The Club believes that its staff, players, volunteers, and visitors have a moral obligation to report any concerns about an adult or child at risk to the Club.
Harborough Town Football Club is committed to ensuring that:
1. The safety and welfare of children and adults at under the Club’s care is of paramount importance.
2. All children and adults at risk who are involved with Harborough Town Football Club, regardless of age, gender, language, culture, social background, disability, racial origin, religious beliefs and/or sexual identity have the right to safety and protection from abuse or harm in any form.
3. All suspicions, reports and/or allegations of abuse will be treated seriously and be thoroughly investigated, which may involve the appropriate local authority where required.
Furthermore, the Club would also strongly encourage anyone with an allegation or concerns regarding welfare to contact our Welfare Officer in the first instance or report it to the NSPCC / FA Helpline on 0808 800 5000 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and to the police, where specially trained staff will be able to provide advice and guidance.
Club Welfare Officer: Elaine Pepler
Mobile: 07710 128 220