The safety and well being of all children, young people and adults at risk is of paramount importance to Chorley FC. We recognise our duty of care to all vulnerable groups and are committed to ensuring that Chorley FC is a place that enables everyone to participate in an enjoyable safe and inclusive environment.
Through the application of our policies and procedures we aim to provide a safe environment for those engaging with the Club. This equally applies to the safety and security of those working with and responsible for the activities involving children, young people and adults at risk.
We take our responsibilities for safeguarding and duty of care seriously and recognise that:
The welfare of children, young people and adults at risk is paramount.
All children and adults at risk regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, race, religion and/or sexual orientation (defined as Protected Characteristics within the Equality Act 2010) have the right to equal protection from all types of harm or abuse.
The Club must work in partnership with vulnerable groups, their family or support network and other statutory and non- statutory agencies to achieve meaningful outcomes for the participant with whom we work.
The Club complies with government legislation relating to safeguarding vulnerable groups and has comprehensive safeguarding procedures which meet the requirements of the:
Download Chorley FC Safeguarding policies and procedures below:
How to Report Safeguarding
Safeguarding Policy and Procedures
The Respect codes of conduct are in place to ensure that everyone involved within an FA Charter Standard club or league is playing their part to give the players a positive experience.
We have individual Respect codes of conduct:
Download the Players Code of Conduct
Download the Coaches Code of Conduct
Download the Parents Code of Conduct
Within football we want you to use social networks, the internet, texts and email safely to get the information you need. We have produced the guidance below to keep us all safe and to ensure that we respect each other
Social Media Guidance U18 Policy
Celebrating Football Through Photographs and Video
Photograph and Video Guidelines Policy.
Safeguarding Guidance, advice, policy, procedures and regulations to help safeguard everyone involved in football