Littlehampton Swimming Club Needs You

Welfare Officer: Sam Grixti

Role Description:

To be responsible for the implementation of good practice and child protection policies within the club


  • Approachable
  • Good listener
  • Confident and effective communicator
  • Tactful and discreet
  • Well organised
  • Administration skills

Main Duties

  • To ensure all possible child protection concerns (urgent and non urgent) are dealt with following the ASA Child Protection Guidelines (Wavepower document)
  • To maintain, administer and manage the completion of DBS checks for all teachers, coaches and poolside helpers
  • To be aware of the child protection policies and procedures of the ASA and to receive all updates of this nature from the ASA
  • To ensure Swimline is promoted by the leaflet on the club notice board
  • To raise awareness of good child protection practice, ensuring all teachers, coaches and poolside helpers attend the ASA/Sports Coach UK Good Practice and Child Protection workshop every 3 years (liaise with workforce co-ordinator) or other Swim21 recognised child safeguarding workshop
  • To ensure volunteers (other than teachers and coaches) within the club are introduced to good child protection practice through the NSPCC module, Keeping Children Safe in Sport
  • To attend the ASA Time to Listen workshop


Dealing with issues as and when they arise plus committee meetings

Benefits to Self

Contribution to ensuring a safe environment is provided for young people to enjoy sport