Bucks Indoor Tennis Centre is committed to prioritising the well-being of all children and adults at risk by promoting safeguarding in our club at all times, including during all programmes, competitions and events we run. This policy strives to minimise risk, deliver a positive tennis experience for everyone and respond appropriately to all safeguarding concerns/disclosures.
If you would like to read the full Safeguarding, Privacy, Whistleblowing or Diversity and Inclusion policy, please contact Emma and
she will send it to you
OUR SAFE AND INCLUSIVE CODE OF CONDUCT
If someone IS in immediate danger
If someone is NOT in immediate danger
Call the police (999)
Speak to your Welfare Officer. If they are unavailable you can call the LTA Safe and Inclusive Tennis Team or NSPCC for advice
Inform the parent/carer of the concern, unless you believe it will put the child, adult at risk or yourself at risk.
Write an objective account of the concerns immediately using the Reporting a Concern Form. Send it to the Welfare Officer within 48 hours of the concern/disclosure. If appropriate to do so the Welfare Officer will also forward it to the LTA Safe and Inclusive Tennis team.
CONCERN REPORTING PROCEDURE
Anyone who is concerned about the well-being of a child/ adult at risk, or has a disclosure of abuse or neglect made to them must:
Download the Concern Reporting Form here
You have a concern about a child/adult at risk, or have a disclosure of abuse or neglect made to you
OUR SAFEGUARDING TEAM
If you wish to speak to someone at BITC about a safeguarding issue, please contact Emma Wanostrocht
LTA Safe and Inclusive Tennis Team, High Wycombe Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) and NSPCC
The LTA Safe and Inclusive Tennis Team work Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
If you have any concerns, or wish to report anything, you can email them here.
High Wycombe LADO: 01296 382 070 (or Children’s Social Care Out of hours Emergency Duty Team 0300 303 867)
If you wish to speak to someone outside of office hours, you can call the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000 or if someone is in immediate danger, call the police on 999.