Welfare & DBS

Newcastle East End FC take safeguarding and child welfare very seriously.

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) provide enhanced disclosure certificates for all volunteers who work with and/or supervise children.

CEOP Think u know - welfareTo support our commitments in this area we comply with all FA guidelines in that all our club volunteers are fully DBS cleared and vetted. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure their is a very clear reporting line in place and to ensure we comply with all current legislation we have nominated Club Welfare Officers.

The club welfare officer shall be available to offer advice and support on any issues arising from Safeguarding concerns, our welfare officer is part of a chain of support across the region which comprises of League Welfare Officers, these all in turn have the support and guidance from the Northumberland FA County Welfare Officer.

Club Welfare Officer

Del Pitcher – 07718 988 806

Contact our club welfare officers

Send an email to: welfare@newcastleeastend.co.uk

*All communications shall be dealt with in strict confidence and in accordance with FA and County guidelines.

DBS – Primary Documentation

  • Passport
  • Bio Metric Residence Permit
  • Driving licence (photo card)
  • Birth Certificate

Table 2a: Trusted government documents

  • Current driving licence – old-style paper version
  • Current photo driving licence
  • Birth certificate – issued after time of birth
  • Marriage/civil partnership certificate
  • Adoption certificate
  • HM Forces ID card

For a full list of Financial documentation, please see the Government website here.

Club Welfare documentation

Anti Bullying Policy617.7 KiB148
Child Welfare Policy744.4 KiB180
Safeguarding Policy475.4 KiB307
Vulnerable Adults Policy525.6 KiB169

Other Welfare contacts

Junior League – Visit their website for details

Girls league – Visit their website for details

NFA County Welfare Officer

Gill Shields (part-time role)
Northumberland F.A.
Whitley Park
Whitley Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE12 9FA
Tel  & Fax 0191 2700700
e-mail Gill.shields@northumberlandfa.com
Visit the Northumberland FA website