The South-East London and Kent Youth League is committed to creating and preserving the safest possible environment for children to play football.
It is the duty of all League Management, Referees, Club officials, Team Managers and any other individuals directly or indirectly involved with member clubs or teams playing in the League to be aware of, and help prevent the abuse which children can suffer, neglect, physical, sexual and emotional.
The South-East London and Kent Youth League accepts children’s welfare is paramount and all children, whatever their age, culture, disability, gender, or religious belief, have the right to protection from abuse. All suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately, by the League and should be reported to the Leagues Child Welfare Officer without delay.
SELKENT LEAGUE BEST PRACTICE POLICY RELATING TO MEDIA
Facebook, WhatsApp, and similar social media applications must be with the Team Parents NOT THE PLAYERS.
· Under no circumstances is a Manager to contact a player on a one-to-one basis using Text, Facebook, WhatsApp, or similar applications at age bands Under 7 to Under 16.
LEAGUE WELFARE OFFICER ROLE
THE ROLE REQUIRES THE FOLLOWING: -
Selkent Youth League Welfare Officers details: -
Sally Dolan, 193 Crookston Road, Eltham, SE9 1YE
Mobile: 07951 717 051 Tele: 020 8859 8325
League CRC County Verifiers details: -
Clubs must contact their County for details of local Verifiers.