Bristol Academy Table Tennis Club 

Complaints, Child Protection and Vulnerable Adults Procedures.

In the event that any member feels that he or she has suffered discrimination in any way or that the

Club Policies, Rules or Codes of Conduct have been broken they should follow the

Procedures below:

If the matter is a child protection or vulnerable adult issue or involves anyone aged under 18 years it should be reported to the Table Tennis England Child Protection Helpline number Tel: 07507 860034 within 24 hours.  Sample incident report forms for any child protection issues are available on Table Tennis England’s website.

The club will follow Table Tennis England Child Protection and Vulnerable Adults policy at all times.                For all other complaints the matter should be referred to the club secretary  ( Nick Davidson )

The report should include:

i) Details of the incident

ii) The date and time the incident occurred

iii) Names of any witnesses or people present at the time of the incident

iv) Statements from any witnesses

 

The club secretary (or other designated officer) will refer the information  to the club management committee. The designated committee will:

 i) Treat every report as confidential

ii) Not discuss any matters with anyone outside of the committee other than to request expert advice

iii) Declare immediately if they have a conflict of interest

iv) Treat each reported incident fairly and equitably

 

 The management of the club will have the power to:

 i) Issue a verbal warning as to future conduct

ii) Issue a written warning as to future conduct

iii) Suspend from activities or membership for a period of time

iv) Remove/expel from the club/league

For more information on reporting and outcomes of child protection issues please refer to Table Tennis England’s Child Protection Policy and Guidelines – copies can be downloaded from the Table Tennis England website or obtained from the headquarters office:  

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