The Christians in Sport Executive Board, Trustees and Appointed Staff recognise the importance of Christians in Sport’s ministry with young people and its responsibility to protect everyone entrusted to its care.
We are committed to the following:
*In any instance where a student within the university setting is 17 years of age, their treatment as either a minor or adult will be determined by statutory obligations.
Christians in Sport is a religious organisation within the meaning of Schedule 23 of the Equality Act 2010 and Section 13 of the Human Rights Act 1998. We are committed to the safeguarding of young people and ensuring their well-being as part of our mission of ‘reaching the world of sport for Christ’ in a manner consistent with our organisational ethos.
The Board of Trustees is responsible for:
The Trustee Liaison is responsible for:
The Safeguarding Team undertakes to:
The Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) are Christians in Sport staff members who have a designated role to deal with any safeguarding concerns within the organisation. The Safeguarding Officer (SGO) is the nominated point person for any safeguarding concerns at specific Christians in Sport events.
We are committed to on-going safeguarding training and development opportunities for all staff, developing a culture of awareness of safeguarding issues to help protect everyone. The Christians in Sport Designated Safeguarding Leads, Ian Lancaster and Jill Proctor, are trained to Specialist Level through the Oxford Safeguarding Children Board and all other staff will undertake recognised Generalist Level Safeguarding training on a regular basis.
We will review our policy, procedures and training provision annually.
If you have any concerns for a young person or questions regarding our policy then speak to Jill Proctor or Ian Lancaster who have been approved as Designated Safeguarding Leads for Christians in Sport. They can be contacted on 01869 255630.
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Christians in Sport is a UK based charity that aims to reach the world of sport for Jesus. We mainly work with sportspeople in competitive and elite sport.
Registered Charity England and Wales 1086570.
Registered Charity Scotland SCO45299.
Company number: 4146081
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