Witham Running Club welfare officers are Dean Whittaker & Jo Smythe, they may be contacted at club sessions or via the contact page.
Affiliated to UKA, as a responsible athletics/running club, we adopt national welfare policies and procedures, adhere to the codes of conduct and respond to any suspected breaches in accordance with the Welfare Procedures. UKA welfare guidance documents are as follows:
- Code of Conduct – Clubs
- Code of Conduct – Athlete
- Code of Conduct – Coaches
- Safeguarding Children Welfare Policy
The above documents plus others can also be viewed here.
Facebook Group Code of Conduct
In line with UKA Code of Practice and also in line with UKA’s own website, under this Welfare section we provide the following contact details for coaches and athletes as may be required:
Essex Police – You can dial 999 in an emergency or call non-emergency number 101 or alternatively, 01245 491491
Local Social Services
Juniors – 08456037627, out of hours 0845 6061212
Adults – 08457430430, out of hours 0845 6061212
NSPCC Helpline – 0808 800 5000 – 24 hour free and confidential telephone Helpline that provides counselling, information and advice to anyone concerned about a child at risk of ill treatment or abuse.