Deal with a Concern

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Hollie Wood

Lead Safeguarding Officer

Email: Hollie.wood@activeesex.org 

Phone: 07738 885121

Cheryl Lomas

Deputy-Lead Safeguarding Officer

Email: Cheryl.lomas@activeessex.org

Stuart Tryhorn

Safeguarding Officer

Email: Stuart.Tryhorn@activeessex.org

Mobile: 07921 396982

Alexa Cadwallader

Safeguarding Officer

Email: alexa.cadwallader@activeessex.org

Mobile: 07585306712

Tom Weller

Safeguarding Officer

Email: Tom.Weller@activeessex.org

Emma Meek

Safeguarding Officer

Email: Emma.Meek@essex.gov.uk

Safeguarding in Sport

Safeguarding is the general term for the protection of people from exploitation and abuse by others.

Sport and physical recreation activities often place individuals in a position of significant influence over other people. A high level of trust is placed on such individuals by parents, carers and the participants themselves. In the vast majority of cases that level of trust is more than repaid through the commitment, dedication and selflessness of people involved in organising and delivering sports and activities, but occasionally that trust can be abused. All organisations and individuals involved in sport should be aware of the risks and act promptly to deal with any concern.

Active Essex Safeguarding Policies

Active Essex Safeguarding Adults Policy:

Active Essex Safeguarding Adults Policy 2023 – v1.64

Active Essex Safeguarding CYP Policy:

Active Essex Safeguarding CYP Policy 2023 – v4.43

Child Protection in Sport Unit (CSPU)

The Child Protection in Sport Unit is part of the NSPCC and is funded by Sport England, Sport Northern Ireland, Sport Wales and UK Sport.

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Safeguarding Adults in Sport & Physical Activity

Safeguarding Adults in Sport and Activity is a project to develop best practice in safeguarding adults at risk delivered by the Ann Craft Trust.

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Essex Safeguarding Children Board

There are seven agencies in Essex who are jointly responsible by law for keeping children safe. These are called the Statutory Partners and they are the key decision makers who form the ESCB Executive. The board offer information, advice, training and support.

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Children and Families Hub

If you have ever wondered what happens to a Request for Support form once it is submitted to the Children & Families Hub this film is for you. This whistle-stop tour of the main Children & Families Hub introduces some of the Hub staff and talks you through the journey from receipt to outcome.

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Resources

Additional Vulnerabilities

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Anti-Bullying Leaflet

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DBS Checks

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Safeguarding and Advice

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Our Safeguarding Annual Reports

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Youth Sport Trust School Games Safeguarding Policy

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