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

Hillfoots 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.

Hillfoots RFC confirms that it adheres to the Scottish Rugby Child Protection Policy and the procedures, guidelines, and practices contained in that document and any successor policy.

Hillfoots RFC confirms that it has appointed a Child Protection Officer (CPO). Their details are available within each of our home the clubhouses and on the club website. The CPO will undergo Child Protection training as directed by Scottish Rugby.  The Hillfoots RFC CPO is Peter Norman and they agree to be contacted ([email protected]) with any concerns regarding child protection and will take appropriate action.

Hillfoots 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.

Hillfoots 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 Hillfoots RFC who undertake regulated work must be member of the PVG Scheme with a Scheme Record Update if necessary.

Hillfoots RFC acknowledges the Disclosure Scotland referrals process and agrees to action a referral if required.

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

You can email the CPO at this address: [email protected] or get in touch using the form below:

Contact Hillfoots RFC's Child Protection Officer