PURLEY BOWLS CLUB - CODE OF CONDUCT
the rights, dignity and worth of every person.
create an environment where all children and adults at risk have an equal
opportunity to participate.
create and maintain an environment free of fear and harassment.
the rights of all children and adults at risk to be treated as individuals.
the rights of parents/carers and children/adults at risk to confer with other
coaches and experts.
the concept of a balanced attitude, supporting the well-being of the child or
vulnerable person both in and out of bowls.
not discriminate on the grounds of sex, marital status, race, colour,
disability, sexuality, age, religion or political opinion.
not condone or allow to go unchallenged any form of discrimination or
not publicly criticise or engage in demeaning descriptions of others.
10. Communicate with children or
adults at risk in a manner that reflects respect and care.
relationships with parents/carers and children/ adults at risk based on
openness, honesty, mutual trust and respect.
not engage in any behaviour that constitutes any form of abuse (physical,
sexual, emotional abuse, neglect or bullying).
aware of the physical limits of children/ adults at risk and ensure that
training loads and intensities are appropriate.
that physical contact is appropriate and necessary and is carried out within
try to work in an open environment (e.g. avoid private or unobserved
not engage in any form of sexually-related contact with children/ adults at
risk. Sexual innuendo, flirting or inappropriate gestures and terms are also
the welfare and best interests of all children and adults at risk.
to parents/carers, as appropriate, the potential impact of the coaching
programme on the child/ adult at risk.
not have a sexual relationship with someone under the age of 18 who you are
10. Be familiar with the
organisation’s Child Protection Policy and Procedures.
11. Report any concerns you may
have in relation to a child/adult at risk or the behaviour of an adult, and
follow reporting procedures.
12. Consider the
child’s/vulnerable adults’ opinions when making decisions about their
participation in bowls.
13. Inform parents/carers and
children/adults at risk of the etiquette and practical considerations when
14. Inform parents/carers of any
potential financial implications.
Responsibilities and Personal
proper personal behaviour and conduct at all times.
fair and honest with all children and adults at risk.
an appropriate working relationship with children/adults at risk based on
mutual trust and respect.
emphasise that the well-being and safety of the child/adult is more important
than the development of performance.
not smoke, or drink alcohol, while actively working with children or adults at
risk. Never use recreational or performance-enhancing drugs.
the positive aspects of bowls (e.g. fair play, honesty and etiquette).
appropriate training to enable you to keep up-to-date with your role and
matters relating to the welfare of children and adults at risk
the necessary insurance cover is in place.
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