Safeguarding Policy

Our Safeguarding Officer is : Janine Bryce
Should you have any concerns Janine can be contacted at or on 07760 116573

Janine is also the lead contact for PVG registration.

Corstorphine Cougars Safeguarding Policy

Corstorphine Cougars RFC acknowledges its responsibility to protect and safeguard the welfare of all children in Corstorphine Cougars from harm.

Corstorphine Cougars RFC recognises that all children have the right to participate in rugby union in a safe, enjoyable and positive environment whilst at the same time being protected from abuse, neglect or poor practice.

Corstorphine Cougars RFC confirms that it adheres to the Scottish Rugby Safeguarding Policy and the procedures, guidelines, and practices contained in that document and any successor policy.

Corstorphine Cougars confirms that it will appoint a Safeguarding Officer (SO) at the club. Their details will be available within the clubhouse and on the club website. The SO will undergo Safeguarding training as directed by Scottish Rugby.

The Corstorphine Cougars SO is Janine Bryce and they agree to be contacted with any concerns regarding child protection and safeguarding and will take appropriate action.

Corstorphine Cougars RFC agrees that all allegations or suspicions of abuse, neglect, harm or poor practice will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly, fairly and appropriately.

Corstorphine Cougars RFC recognises that all children have the right to expect that their participation in rugby union will be supported and delivered by suitably recruited, vetted and managed staff, whether they are volunteering or officiating.

All members of Corstorphine Cougars RFC who undertake regulated work must be member of the PVG Scheme with a Scheme Record Update if necessary.

Corstorphine Cougars acknowledges the Disclosure Scotland referrals process and agrees to action a referral if required.

Corstorphine Cougars agrees that any tours, oversees or domestic must comply with the relevant Scottish Rugby Regulations and Guidance relating to tours.


Child Protection Policy