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Safeguarding

Sharks Ski Club is a friendly Club! We are not just developing skiing skills; we are about teaching all our members to support and respect friends and the adults in the Club; but most of all our ethos is for our members to accept the challenge of skiing, like any sporting activity that challenges, giving encouragement to each other.

We create lessons for children to learn in an environment and manner that suits them and provide separate adult lessons that are geared to developing their skiing ability.

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

Statement of Care

Sharks Ski Club 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.

 

Sharks Ski Club will provide training in which all members feels safe and cared for, valued, and treated with dignity and respect.

Sharks Ski Club will provide a duty of care to protect each young person from abuse.

Meet our Club Welfare Officers

Kim O'Hara

Club Welfare Officer

Barry Drumond

Vice Chairman

Report a Concern

Phone Kim on

07717 747087, or complete the reporting form to raise your concern.

Thank you for reporting your concern.  If further details are needed, Kim will be in touch.

Deputy Club Welfare Officers

Lindsay Duncan

Secretary

Lucy Ridgeway

Committee Member

Molly Gill

Membership Secretary

Tim Justice

Chairman

Norman Gill

Head Coach

Paul Smith

Race Manager

Andy Duncan

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SnowSport England Policies

SnowSafe Children Policy - Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy

SnowSafe Adults – Safeguarding Adults Policy

SnowSafe Adults Procedures – Safeguarding Adults’ Procedures

Snowsport England Safeguarding Lead

Mark Vaughan 

welfare@snowsportengland.org.uk 

07462 156784

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Contacts for Safeguarding

Local Contacts for Safeguarding

Social Services

01629 533 190 / online /  professional.allegations@derbyshire.gov.uk

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

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