Welfare & Safeguarding

About Safeguarding

Active Humber is committed at every level of our organisation, to creating and maintaining a safe and positive environment and accepts our responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all children, young people and adults involved in our work in accordance with Working Together 2023 and the Care Act 2014.

This section of the website provides links to guidance and materials we feel are valuable in supporting clubs to ensure they have all the necessary information, process and procedures in place to safeguard the young people and workforce involved.

If you require any training please visit: https://thecpsu.org.uk/training-events/choose-the-right-training/ to find the right training for you.

If you have a concern please contact us

If you have a concern please contact one of our safeguarding officers on by calling 01482 244344 or emailing safeguarding@activehumber.co.uk (please note our working hours are Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am and 5pm). Alternatively you can contact the NSPCC's general Helpline for adults 0808 800 5000 and Childline for children and young people 0800 1111.

Safeguarding Leads

Adam Wrightham - Development Manager (Active Ageing) -                                                      Safeguarding Lead - 07921 625 264 | awrightham@activehumber.co.uk

Lucy Gray – Development Manager (Children and Young People: Education) - Deputy Safeguarding Lead - 07860 954 336 | lgray@activehumber.co.uk

Active Humber will:

  • Respond to and take seriously all allegations, dealing with them promptly in line with the Active Humber Adult Safeguarding Policy
  • Report all concerns that arise both within Active Humber and / or outside the organisation
  • Take all necessary checks (DBS) as deemed appropriate
  • Maintain robust policies and procedures and understood by all in the organisation
  • Provide training and continuous improvement for all staff and the organisation which is undertaken regularly
  • Regularly monitor and review all policies, processes and practices
  • Make available advice, guidance, support and signposting to the sector
  • Be advocates to partners for the importance of safeguarding and meeting our collective responsibilities
  • Support those working in sport by giving them knowledge, guidance and raising awareness of what they need to do to protect these vulnerable groups and minimise avoidable risks
  • Maximise its influence to promote safeguarding practice and principles within its wider partnership roles and relationships
  • Have a Senior Board Level, Board Champion with a wealth of expertise and will act as ad advocate of safeguarding and protecting children. 


How can sport safeguard children? - Animation

This animation has been produced to help anyone involved in delivering sport or activities to children and young people.

It shows the difference between child protection and safeguarding in a sports setting and looks in more depth at how children and young people can be further protected beyond their time at training sessions.

We take a closer look at contextual safeguarding and how, by looking at where young people practice skills in their spare time, how they travel to practice or where they go afterwards, we can help to make them even safer.