The Welsh Football Trust is committed to the safeguarding of children and ensures all Fun Football applications comply with the FAW Welfare Regulations; in particular regulation 6 which states "Any individual who is in a position of trust or a regulated position must adhere to the FAW’s requirement to undergo any appropriate measures to ensure the safety of children, young persons and vulnerable adults in football". This includes, but is not limited to, a background check utilising an external agency of the FAW’s choosing.
With this in mind, the implementation of a DBS verifier is now mandatory for all McDonald's Fun Football organisations. Liaising with the football development officer and FAW safeguarding representative, the verifier will ensure that all employees hold a valid DBS check and FAW number. The following steps will need to be taken prior to the auditing process:
Guidence resource materials to support you with the process can be found below.