Our Safeguarding policy
Fleetwood Town FC Community Trust is committed to safeguarding, as far as is reasonably practicable, children, young people and vulnerable groups. The Trust aims to create an atmosphere where everyone feels valued, safe and have their voices heard.
The Trust expects all staff, players, volunteers, contractors, partners and guests to share this commitment and understand that everyone has a responsibility for safeguarding, to be alert and to report any concerns about the welfare of any child, young person or adult at risk to the Trust.
The Trust is committed to ensuring that:
‘Every child has the right to protection from abuse and exploitation’
The safety and welfare of children, young people and adults at risk whilst under the care of the Trust is paramount;
All children, young people and adults at risk that engage with the Trust, regardless of age, culture, social background, disability, gender, language, racial origin, religious belief and/or sexual identity have the right to safety and protection from abuse or harm;
All suspicions, reports and/or allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and investigated thoroughly and may involve appropriate local authority teams where necessary;
Appropriate action is taken if/when necessary following an investigation of the reported poor practice.
Anybody wishing to report a safeguarding concern can contact the Trusts Safeguarding & Welfare team via:
Senior Safeguarding Manager – Matt Hilton
Designated Safeguarding Officer – Kerrie Burke
Anybody wishing to report an equality, diversity or inclusion related incident can contact the Trust team via
Operations Manager – Marianne Davies
Tel: 01253 208442