Isle of Man Sport is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We are committed to creating and maintaining the safest possible environment for children, young people and vulnerable adults taking part in activities led by us, participating in activities using our facilities or using performance support services provided by us.
Isle of Man Sport has in place a Safeguarding Policy (view the policy here) that all staff, third-party providers and volunteers must abide by. We also have the following related documentation which links to this policy:
- Safeguarding Procedures
- Safeguarding Flowchart
- Safeguarding Decision Tree
- Safeguarding Incident Form
Safeguarding Education and Training
Isle of Man Sport are committed to promoting best practice and offering guidance, support and education to sports clubs and Governing Bodies of Sport (GBS) across the Island.
Isle of Man Sport organise and facilitate a coach education programme which includes UK Coaching Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Level 2 Welfare Officer workshops that are available throughout the year for anyone to book on and attend. Please click here to view our current coach education programme and book online.
Alternatively Governing Bodies of Sport or clubs can request closed workshops to their specific sport or club. For more details contact the IOM Sport Sports Liaison Officer, Louise Corkill via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Further Safeguarding Advice and Guidance
There are several organisations who can provide further advice or guidance to individuals, sports clubs and Governing Bodies of Sport in relation to Safeguarding matters.
NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children)
phone: 0808 800 5000 / 0800 1111 (Under 18 - Childline)
CPSU (Child Protection in Sport Unit)
phone: 999 (Emergency) / 01624 631212 (General Enquiries)
Isle of Man Safeguarding Board
phone: 01624 687365
Ann Craft Trust
phone: 0115 951 5400