Our Child Welfare Officer is:

Sylivia Scrimaglia – 07394 440119


To learn more about BRS Child Welfare Officer Role Click Here

To see more details about our BRS Child Welfare Policy Click Here

For BRS Staff to report an incident or accident – Click HERE!

Hampshire County FA’s Welfare Officer

Ian Binks – 01256 853012 / 07718 122900 – Safeguarding@HampshireFA.com OR

BRS Child Welfare Fundamentals

BRS Coaching Football Club acknowledges its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of every child and young person who has ben entrusted to its care and is committed to working to provide a safe environment for all members.  We subscribe to The Football Association’s (The FA) Safeguarding Children – Policy and Procedures and endorse and adopt the Policy Statement contained in that doc

We acknowledge that every child or young person who plays or participates in football should be able to take part in an enjoyable and safe environment and be protected from poor practice and abuse.

We check each of our staff members and volunteers over the age of 14 are subjected to a Criminal Record Check (CRC) with Barring List Check in line with current FA policy and regulations before they start work at BRS. 

BRS Coaching Football Club supports The FA’s Whistle Blowing Policy. Any adult or young person with concerns about an adult in a position of trust with football can ‘whistle blow’ by contacting The FA Safeguarding Team on 0800 169 1863, by writing to The FA Case Manager at The Football Association, Wembley Stadium, PO Box 1966, London SW1P 9EQ, by emailing Safeguarding@TheFA.com or alternatively by going direct to the Police, Children’s Social Care or the NSPCC.
BRS Coaching Football Club has appointed a Club Welfare Officer in line with The FA’s role profile and required completion of the Safeguarding Children and Welfare Officers Workshop. The post holder will be involved with Welfare Officer training provided by The FA and/or County FA. The Club Welfare Officer is the first point of contact for all club members regarding concerns about the welfare of any child or young person. The Club Welfare Officer will liaise directly with the County FA (CFA) Welfare Officer and will be familiar with the procedures for referring any concerns. They will also play a proactive role in increasing awareness of Respect, poor practice and abuse amongst club members.

Reporting your concerns about the welfare of a child or young person. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility if you are worried about a child it is important that you report your concerns – no action is not an option.

If at any time you are not able to contact your Club Welfare Officer or the matter is clearly serious then you can either:

  • contact your CFA Welfare Officer directly (See below)
  • contact The FA Safeguarding Team on 0800 169 1863 or Safeguarding@TheFA.com
  • contact the Police or Children’s Social Care
  • call the NSPCC 24 hour Helpline for advice on 0808 800 5000 or text 88858 or email help@nspcc.org.uk

NB – The FA’s Safeguarding Children Policy and Procedures are available via – this link