Our Child Wellbeing & Protection Officer (CWPO) is Miranda Aitken (adult volunteer) experienced in working directly with young people including within Community Learning & Development Service in two local authorities, and latterly, developing and delivering Child Protection training for front-line workers.
In 2021, completed Child Wellbeing & Protection in Sport training and CWP Officer training delivered by Sport Scotland.
Key responsibilities of our CWPO:
- Implement and promote Attack Basketball's Child Wellbeing and Protection Policy and procedures.
- Encourage good practice and support of procedures to protect children and young people with
- Act as the main contact within the Club for the protection of children and young people.
- Ensure all persons working with children and young people at Attack Basketball Club are fully aware of what is required of them within the protocols of the Policy/Code of Good Practice.
- Provide advise and disseminate information re opportunities for our coaches to undertake training.
- Take details of any allegation/suspicion/concern and complete a Referral Form for Suspicions or Allegations of Abuse of a Child or Young Person.
- Respond to concerns raised by players, coaches or parents, follow the Child Wellbeing &
Protection flowchart and consult with appropriate Child Protection professional (i.e. Social Worker or Police) if needed
- Report cases, concerns and action taken to basketballscotland’s CWPO within 48 hours of any disclosure.
If as a player, coach or as a parent, you have any concerns related to Child Wellbeing & Protection, Miranda can be contacted by mobile on 07425 943 739 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org