If someone IS in immediate danger
If someone is NOT in immediate danger
Call the police (999)
Inform the parent/carer of the concern, unless you believe it will put the child, adult, or yourself at risk
Speak to your Welfare Officer. If they are unavailable you can call the LTA Safe and Incluside Tennis Team or NSPCC for advice
CONCERN REPORTING PROCEDURE
Anyone who is concerned about the well-being of a child/ adult at risk, or has a disclosure of abuse or neglect made to them must:
Download the Concern Reporting Form here
You have a concern about a child/adult at risk, or have a disclosure of abuse or neglect made to you
Write an objective account of the concerns immediately using the Reporting a Concern Form. Send it to the Welfare Officer within 48 hours of the concern/disclosure. If appropriate to do so the Welfare Officer will also forward it to the LTA Safe and Inclusive Tennis team.
LTA Safe and Inclusive Tennis Team, London Borough of Bromley Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) and NSPCC
The LTA Safe and Inclusive Tennis Team work Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
If you have any concerns, or wish to report anything, you can call 020 8487 7000 or by email.
Bromley LADO: 0208 461 7669 / 0208 313 4325 (or Children’s Social Care Out of hours Emergency Duty Team 0300 303 867)
If you wish to speak to someone outside of office hours, you can call the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000 or if someone is in immediate danger, call the police on 999.
Bromley Tennis Centre is committed to prioritising the well-being of all children and adults at risk by promoting safeguarding in our centre at all times. This includes during all programmes, competitions and events we run. Our safeguarding policy strives to minimise risk, deliver a positive tennis experience for everyone and respond appropriately to all safeguarding concerns/disclosures. If you would like a copy of this policy or any of our other policies (including our Diversity & Inclusion policy and Whistleblowing policy)
please email us.