As an FA Charter Standard Community Club, child welfare is at the heart of what we do.
Sevenoaks Town FC Directors and Trustee's are responsible for the Club’s compliance with the child protection and welfare issues that are related to running a youth football club.
The Club Welfare Officers, Paul Lansdale is responsible for the welfare and safeguarding of all members under the age of 18. Three of the Club codes relate specifically to Club Welfare issues, namely:
Safeguarding Children Policy
Child Protection Policy
Complaints and Disciplinary Procedure.
All Managers and Coaches must complete the following before taking charge of a team:
Have or working towards a minimum FA Level 1 Award in Coaching Football
FA Safeguarding Children Workshop
FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football
As an FA Charter Standard Community Club, we expect the highest standards of conduct from our players, parents and supporters. We are passionate supporters of the FA Respect campaign.
The role of the Club Welfare Officer is key to ensuring that Respect is understood, taken on board by the committee, coaches/managers members and supporters.
You can contact the clubs Welfare Officer via email or phone 07876444274
FA whistleblowing Policy
The FA’s Whistle Blowing Policy. Any adult or young person with concerns about an adult in a position of trust with football can ‘whistle blow’ by contacting The FA Safeguarding Team on 0800 169 1863, by writing to The FA Case Manager at The Football Association, Wembley Stadium, PO Box 1966, London SW1P 9EQ, by emailing Safeguarding@TheFA.com or alternatively by going direct to the Police, Children’s Social Care or the NSPCC. ‘
We have a current vacancy for another Welfare Officer, if this is something you would be keen to find out more and how you could help please contact