De La Salle Palmerston F.C.
CLUB WELFARE OFFICER
CLUB WELFARE Team
Shane Grant Ciara Start
Phone: 086 602 9420 Phone: 087 231 6254
Leinster Branch Safeguarding Officer
E mail: email@example.com
Phone: (086) 608 7943
IRFU Safeguarding Officer
Anne Marie Hughes:
E Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (086) 048 5977
On the 21st October 2021 De La Salle Palmerston F.C. club committee adopted the following Child Safeguarding Statement
Our child safeguarding statement has been developed in line with requirements of the IRFU and under the Children First Act 2015. In addition to the procedures listed in our risk assessment, the club adheres to the following procedures that are in place as part of the IRFU Safeguarding Policy and our intention to safeguard children:
Procedure for the safe recruitment and selection of workers and volunteers to work with children,http://www.irishrugby.ie/playingthegame/development/safeguarding/recruitment.php
Procedure for provision of and access to child safeguarding training and information, including the identification of the occurrence of harm, http://www.irishrugby.ie/playingthegame/development/safeguarding/training.php
Procedure for the reporting of child protection and welfare concerns to Tusla (Ireland) and Gateway (Northern Ireland) through the National Safeguarding Officer and appointed Mandated Person within IRFU: Anne Marie Hughes .
The Club Welfare Officer Patrick Gleeson is the Relevant Person as per Children First
Procedure for the management of allegation of abuse or misconduct against workers/volunteers of a child availing of our service and can be found in the case management policy, http://www.irishrugby.ie/playingthegame/development/safeguarding/concerns.php
Procedures to minimise risk of harm of a child have been put in place and are available in the IRFU Safeguarding Policy, https://www.irishrugby.ie/playing-the-game/spirit-of-rugby/safeguarding/safeguarding-policy/
All procedures listed are available on the IRFU website, http://www.irishrugby.ie/safeguarding
Codes of conduct for players
De La Salle Palmerston F.C. also promotes the following I.R.F.U. sponsored codes of conduct.