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Time to Listen in Swindon
Tuesday 26 September 2017, 06:30pm - 09:30pm
Contact joy@wiltssport.org.uk

The NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit has developed Time to Listen (TTL), a training programme specifically for people who have a designated role in safeguarding within a sports setting. This new multi-sport training is delivered by Wiltshire and Swindon Sport and is available to clubs in the County. 

TTL is a training course designed to equip designated persons at various levels within sporting organisations to fulfil their safeguarding responsibilities to children. This training is aimed at those who are designated club welfare officers and will cover all the essential elements of undertaking this key role. The training will include; roles and responsibilities of the Club Welfare Officer, core legislation and guidance, supporting your club. National and local roles.

Participants should have undertaken either the UK Coaching Safeguarding and Protecting Children 1 or Local Authority equivalent awareness training. Participants should also check their NGB does not require them to attend the sport specific version of this training. 

Please note the following NGB’s accept this training for Welfare Officers:

Angling, Boccia, Bowls, Fencing, Shooting, Water Ski, Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Rugby, Badminton, Baseball, Canoeing, Rowing, Equestrian, Gymnastics, Judo, Mountaineering, Triathlon, Wrestling, Weight Lifting, Golf, basketball, Netball, Squash, Lacrosse, Table Tennis, Pentathlon, Yachting, Rugby Football League, Snowsport, Volleyball, Archery, Rounders and Swimming.

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career.

You will be able to:

  • identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching
  • explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response
  • recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse
  • take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.
Location New College (Copy)
New College Drive
The course costs £40 per person.

Steve Boocock
Our Team

As Lead Officer and Board Member for WASP Steve has overall responsibility for leading on the strategic direction, governance and operations of the organisation. A key element to Steve’s role is ...

Steve Neale
Our Team

Steve oversees the management of all programme, marketing and performance management of WASP operations. Steve is also responsible for several facets of WASP’s Primary Role and engages in brokering ...

Kirsty Brown
Our Team

Kirsty is responsible for the Wiltshire and Swindon Sport website and social media along with all communications, publications, and promotional activities. Kirsty also is the contact for our ...

Alma Borthwick
Our Team

Alma works part-time Mon-Thurs and is the lead for delivery of the Wiltshire and Swindon School Games. She is also the Swimming Development Officer for Wiltshire ASA and leads on the Young ...

Simon Woodhouse
Our Team

Simon is the lead on the delivery of the Satellite Club Programme. Simon works Part time 22.5 hours a week, Tuesday to Thursday.

Rik Grover
Our Team

Rik leads on the delivery of the Primary School Sports Premium Funding and the Department of Education’s Leadership and Volunteering Apprenticeship scheme – operated under auspices of the School ...

Joy Rickard
Our Team

Joy works Tuesdays, Thursday and Friday from 9.30am to 2.30pm and provides administrative support to the whole team, including administration associated with our Course Education programme.

Emily Donovan
Our Team

Emily is the primary contact for the Active Lives Survey in schools. She will also be taking on the lead role for our Workplace Health scheme called Workplace Challenge in the new year. 

Helen Cotter
Our Team

Helen is responsible for all the financial administration for the organisation. She works one day a week for WASP.

Dominique Oughton
Our Team

Dominique leads on a number of Community Development and Engagement Projects. WASP is the Local Strategic Partner for The Dame Kelly Holmes Trust and Dom leads in delivering the Trust programmes ...

Matt Durber
Our Team

Matt is the Swindon Sports Forum Coordinator, working with sports clubs and organisations in the Swindon area to develop grassroots sports. The aim of the Sports Forum is to increase the level of ...