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DUTY OF CARE GUIDELINES

 

In line with England Netball specific Child Protection Procedures and Policies, and Codes of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures (a full copy of which can be found on their website www.englandnetball.co.uk), the Chelmsford & District Junior Netball League offer the following suggestions to all teams:

  • A copy of England Netball Child Protection Guidelines be available for all voluntary and parental helpers to refer to.
  • Each team to have its own Child Protection Policy in place.
  • A designated person within the club/team be available and approachable should the need arise.
  • Secretaries/team managers/parental helpers to be aware of the position they are in, regarding what is considered acceptable behaviour whilst coaching or transporting their members.
  • Spectators, parents, coaches etc should be aware of the difference between verbal encouragement and verbal abuse.