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Safeguarding and Welfare Club Policies


Charlotte Bailey - Safeguarding Officer (Junior, Youth and Adult)

Mobile:  07706509662


At Madeley White Star FC we all have an ongoing duty to ensure that the football we provide is done so, in a safe and positive environment, resulting in an enjoyable experience for everyone involved

To ensure we comply with FA and Government policies, we have implemented preventative safeguarding measures and have a number of policies in place to ensure that we create fun, safe and positive football environments which are inclusive for all.  We have a safer recruitment policy in place, and ensure that all our volunteers have as a minimum a current FA Enhanced DBS check and have completed an FA Safeguarding course before working with U18s.  Following the launch of the new FA Playmaker Course, we have also implemented an additional policy, that requires all of our existing and new Assistant Coaches / Assistant Managers to also complete this course.  

Upon completing our online club membership form, all parents are issued with the FA Respect Codes of Conduct (which they must agree to adhere to in order to complete their registration), plus the contact details of our Club Welfare Officers should they need to get in touch regarding any concerns.

County Welfare Officer - Staffordshire FA 
Jan Scott - Designated Safeguarding Officer
P: 01785 256994, ext 205 / M: 07969294023

LADO Stafford first response: 0800 13 13 126 / Out of hours: 0345 604 2886

Stoke on Trent Safeguarding Referral Team: 01782 235100. Out of hours: 01782 234234

NSPCC Hotline: 0808 800 5000
Childline: 0800 11 11

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Safeguarding Children Policy

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Equality Policy

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Staying Safe in the Digital World (Managers/Coaches)

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Safeguarding 16-17 year old Players Policy

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Digital Communication with Children and U18s

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Staying Safe in the Digital World (Parents/Players)

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Anti-Bullying Policy

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Social Media and

Website Guidance

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