22nd Old Boys 

"A family club for all the community!"

 

 

 

22nd OLD BOYS

FOOTBALL CLUB



CONFIDENTIALITY



The legal principle that "the welfare of each member is paramount" means that considerations of confidentiality should not be allowed to override the right of any member to be protected from harm. Where there is a disclosure of any form of abuse, or where there is suspicion on abuse, it is important that the rights of both they victim and the alleged perpetrator are protected by ensuring that only those who need to know are given the relevant information. 


Therefore, following an allegation made to 22nd Old Boys, the following people will have knowledge of the allegation:

• The person who reports the allegation 

• 22nd Old Boys Designated Club Welfare Officer 

• Where relevant, the Duty Social Worker, and Police Officer

• The parents of the child, if necessary

• The alleged perpetrator In cases where the Designated Club Welfare Officer feels that an allegation needs to be investigated, advice will be sought from a Social Services professional, who will determine when, how and who will contact:

• The alleged perpetrator In cases where the Designated Club Welfare Officer feels that an allegation needs to be investigated, advice will be sought from a Social Services professional, who will determine when, how and who to contact 

• Inform the alleged perpetrator of the allegations.