Child protection contacts

CHILD PROTECTION KEY CONTACTS

CLUBS:

Each Rugby Club in Scotland under the Scottish Rugby Participation Agreement has appointed a Child Protection Officer as a first point of contact for parents, children, volunteers, spectators etc in need of support, advice or training.  Your club website should have the name and contact details for your Club CPO.

SCOTTISH RUGBY:

Scottish Rugby Lead Child Protection OfficerKaren Burnett
Email:[email protected] [email protected]
Direct Dial:          0131 346 5168
Mobile:  07764 772245

PVG:
Scottish Rugby acts as the umbrella body for the purposes of processing applications for the disclosure check of volunteers working with children at rugby clubs in Scotland. Accordingly a PVG administrator has been appointed to process applications for club volunteers and to advise and support Club Child Protection officers on matters relating to the PVG scheme.

Governance/PVG AdministratorKathleen Munroe
Email:    [email protected]
Direct Dial: 0131 346 5102
Mobile:07753 898994

Scottish Rugby’ HR department has responsibility for the implementation of appropriate recruitment procedures and PVG applications for contracted staff.

strong>Head of Human ResourcesJulie Gemmell
Email:[email protected]
Direct dial:0131 346 5017
Mobile:07772 839 713

Situations where the immediate safety of a child and/or children is a concern should be reported without delay to the appropriate statutory agency – the local police and/or social services child protection team.

OTHER USEFUL CONTACTS:

Agency

Website

Helpline/info line

Children 1st

www.children1st.org

08000 282223

ChildLine

www.childline.org.uk

0800 1111

NSPCC

www.nspcc.co.uk

0808 800 5000

Safeguarding in Sport

www.safeguardinginsport.org.uk

0141 418 5674

Parentline Scotland

www.parentlinescotland.org.uk

08000 282233

Disclosure Scotland

www.disclosurescotland.co.uk

03000 2000 40

CEOP (for online concerns/protection/reporting)

www.ceop.police.co.uk

Online report or call NSPCC

Think you know
Advice for online safety

www.thinkuknow.co.uk