Safeguarding Policy Summary Statement
Warriston Community Tennis Club acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard the welfare of children and adults at risk. The club is committed to ensuring that safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities and government guidance, and complies with best practice and Tennis Scotland and the Lawn Tennis Association’s requirements. The club’s full Child and Vulnerable Adult Safeguarding Policy may be downloaded here:
This summary states the main points of the policy.
The club’s safeguarding policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children and adults at risk are paramount in all circumstances. It aims to ensure that regardless of age, ability or disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, socio-economic background, all children and vulnerable adults have a positive and enjoyable experience of tennis at Warriston Community Tennis Club in a safe and inclusive environment and are protected from abuse whilst participating in tennis.
As part of our safeguarding policy, Warriston Community Tennis Club will:
promote and prioritise the safety and well-being of children and adults at risk
ensure everyone understands their roles and responsibilities in respect of safeguarding and that training/educational opportunities are provided
ensure appropriate action is taken in the event of incidents/concerns of abuse
ensure that accurate and confidential records of all safeguarding concerns are maintained and securely stored
prevent the employment/deployment of unsuitable individuals
ensure suitable safeguarding arrangements and procedures are in operation.
The club’s policy and procedures are mandatory for everyone involved in Warriston Community Tennis Club. Failure to comply with the policy and procedures will be addressed and may result in dismissal/exclusion from the club.
The club’s safeguarding policy will be reviewed every three years, or more frequently as required by changes in local or national government guidance, Tennis Scotland’s requirements or as a result of any other significant change or event.
Anyone with concerns about safeguarding should
speak in the first instance to our Welfare Officer:
Lorna Harper, mobile 07973 821669,
Diversity and Inclusion Policy
The club’s Diversity and Inclusion Policy (including Code of Conduct and Reporting Procedure) may be found here:
The club’s Privacy Notice sets out the information that we collect about you, how we use it, how we protect it and your rights in respect of the information. The policy may be found here: