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Club Welfare Officer

Gateway Cycling still need someone to volunteer to be our Club Welfare Officer.

The role is to promote the club/organisation’s policy and procedures for the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

Over the last year the club’s junior membership has grown and this growth is expected to continue, especially as we now coach young people. Even without BC making a CWO mandatory it is still necessary for us to have someone in this role.

If you want to be part of this club’s growth and continued success and this is a role you would be interested then please contact myself or the club secretary, or come talk to one of us at the next club night.

Candidate CWOs will need to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS, this replaces the old CRB system). Candidates will also need to complete a Child Protection in sport training course. This is an online course that takes just an evening or two to complete. Further training will be available if required. Individuals who hold professional roles such as teacher or doctor may already have completed adequate safeguarding training.

For more details of this role please view the role description on the British Cycling website:
The Role of the Club Welfare Officer

Jeff Bell

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