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The DBS Process & Guidance and Safeguarding Training Requirements

YOUTH FOOTBALL MANAGERS, COACHES & TEAM OFFICIALS

Anyone working in an eligible role, directly working with children and young people – such as managers and coaches or team officials must have an in-date, FA Accepted, DBS Check and complete safeguarding training (renewable every two-to-three years), as part of responsible recruitment practice before they work or volunteer within football.

Please speak to your Club Welfare Officer to begin the process of your DBS application. You can also download the step-by-step guidance detailing how to complete your DBS at the bottom of this page.

OPEN AGE FOOTBALL MANAGERS, COACHES & TEAM OFFICIALS

If you are involved in an open age team that has 16/17-year-old players, you must have an in-date, FA Accepted, DBS Check and complete Safeguarding For All course found here.

Please contact our Safeguarding Team or league for more information.

ADULT DISABILITY FOOTBALL MANAGERS, COACHES & TEAM OFFICIALS

If you are involved with Adult Disability Teams you must undertake The FA’s free Safeguarding Adults course found here.
View all FA Safeguarding policies, Best Practice and Guidance notes for Safeguarding
Download LCFA DBS County Applicant Guidance Document

 

SAFEGUARDING CONTACTS

Telephone: 0151 523 4488 (Ext 109)

Safeguarding@LiverpoolFA.com

Lystra.Landon@LiverpoolFA.com

Telephone: 0151 523 4488 (Ext 105)

Steven.Swinnerton@LiverpoolFA.com

Telephone: 0151 523 4488 (Ext 106)

Daniel.Green@LiverpoolFA.com

Telephone: 0151 523 4488 (Ext 129)

Anthony.Smith@LiverpoolFA.com

Safeguarding Courses

The FA Boot Room offers safeguarding courses for all areas of football.

VIEW THE COURSES HERE

Code of Conduct

You can download the FA Respect Code of Conduct for Coaches below.

Code of Conduct for Coaches