Welfare Officers

The Welfare Officers for Newbiggin GC:

* mark hodgson
* Faye Seccombe

The role of the Welfare Officer is to take the lead in the Club on welfare and
protection issues and ensure the appropriate action is taken when there is a
potential /alleged abuse, bullying or poor practice. It is not their role to
investigate fully any allegations made. The Welfare Officer will undertake
Child Protection training provided by national golfing bodies and others. Child
protection concerns will be reported to the police/Social Services Department
as appropriate.

You may wish to contact England Golf Lead Safeguarding officer, on 01526
351824 or safeguarding@englandgolf.org.

If the England Golf Lead Safeguarding Officer is not available and a delay cannot
be justified then seek advice from the local County Council Safeguarding Adults
Team or County Council Social Care-Emergency Duty Team