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Case Management Group Member

British Canoeing

British Canoeing, formerly known as the British Canoe Union is a national governing body for canoeing in the United Kingdom.

22 May 2023
Closing date
22 Jun 2023

The Role

As a member of the CMG Group you will provide advice and guidance in relation to safeguarding concerns, cases and adverse DBS disclosures. You will be required to work as a group to reach fair, considered and proportionate decisions with regard to the route a safeguarding concern may take. This includes but is not limited to implementing safeguarding management agreements, interim and permanent suspensions and referrals to external bodies such as DBS, children and adults social services and the police.

In this role you will work closely with both internal and external stakeholders, internal stakeholders are the Director of Governance, Safeguarding Manager and Safeguarding Case Officer, external stakeholders are CMG Volunteers, Statutory Agency staff and Independent Safeguarding Consultant.

Key Responsibilities

The following are the key elements of the role:

  • To attend Case Management meetings at least every two months (up to nine per year).
  • To provide advice and guidance on safeguarding concerns/cases and adverse DBS Disclosures as part of the CMG through prompt response to electronic communications and attendance at CMG meetings.
  • To recommend and ratify any actions already taken by British Canoeing’s safeguarding leads as part of the CMG.
  • To initially assess and agree immediate response through an agreed triage process as part of the CMG.
  • To identify appropriate ‘route’ for cases as part of the CMG (e.g. internal/disciplinary action alone or referral to statutory agencies plus internal/disciplinary action).
  • To ascertain the level (from local to national) at which the organisation will deal with the concern as part of the CMG.
  • To consider the need for temporary/interim suspension orders as part of the CMG.
  • To consider the need for permanent/full suspension orders as part of the CMG.
  • To consider DBS referrals as part of the CMG.
  • To support effective review of the progress of safeguarding cases.
  • To support identification and communication of learning from cases.

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