Safeguarding Reporting

This Procedure provides guidance to the individual to whom a concern around Safeguarding or Discrimination is reported.

If you are made aware of a Safeguarding concern you should follow the Safeguarding Reporting Procedure as follows:

If someone is in immediate danger, call the police: 999

Respond:

  • Listen carefully; do not interrupt.
  • Keep questions to a minimum.
  • Do not promise to keep the information secret.

Refer:

  • If someone is in immediate danger, call the police (999).
  • Inform our Welfare Officer immediately, who will report it to the LTA Safeguarding Team.
  • Contact the LTA Safeguarding Team or NSPCC if you are unable to contact the Welfare Officer.

Record:

  • Ask our Welfare Officer for a Concern Report Form;
  • Complete the form within 48 hours of the concern and return it to the Welfare Officer.

Contact Details:

  • Welfare Officer - see Contacts / Committee section of website.
  • The British Tennis Safeguarding Team - 020 8487 7000 (office hours).
  • Nottinghamshire Multiagency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) 0300 500 8080
  • NSPCC - 0808 800 5000 (outside office hours).
  • If you would like to raise a concern about the Welfare Officer, contact the Club Chairman.

https://www.lta.org.uk/globalassets/about-lta/safeguarding/reporting-a-concern-form.docx