Keeping Sport Safe
Sport Birmingham is committed to providing safe, enjoyable activities and sporting opportunities for young people and vulnerable adults.
- We have a moral and a legal obligation to ensure that highest possible standard of care for those children, young people and adults who use our service.
- We believe that children, young people and vulnerable adults have the right to be safe, secure and free from threat.
- We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with respect and to have their concerns listened to and acted upon.
To this end the following Policy Document has been compiled for guidance and to raise awareness for all staff working for the Organisation and all organisations to deliver on behalf of Sport Birmingham, whether paid or unpaid.
Child protection in Sport Unit (CPSU)
Please click here for the child protection in sport unit website who provide useful resources for safeguarding for sports events; briefing papers and good practice advice; toolkits; standards and frameworks.
They also provide many different learning resources through video clips as well as providing regular updates on different topics that affect us in sport.
Birmingham Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) - 0121 303 1888
Please click here for the MASH will provide a city-wide multi-agency team, operating effectively and efficiently to deliver the best possible outcomes for children, young people and families across the city by:
- Comprehensively understanding the child's journey and designing services in line with the 'Right Services Right Time' principles
- Developing and delivering a city-wide early help offer to shift the balance of activity to proactive rather than reactive work with children, young people and families, essentially stemming demand for high cost remedial action over time
- Focusing resources jointly and around an agreed set of intelligence and data to better plan and deliver services
- Focusing on an agreed set of outcome-based measures and supporting key performance indicators
For more information on Safeguarding in Sport please contact Tom who will be happy to help you.