All adults who have regular supervisory contact with young people must undertake CRB disclosure through the RFU within eight weeks of their appointment to a position which involves regular supervisory contact with young people.
These are positions whose normal duties include caring for, training,supervising, or being in sole charge of those under 18 years of age. Plus those whose normal duties include supervising or managing an individual in his/her work in a position described above.
This has been interpreted to include the following positions within an amateur Club:
- Coaches/Assistant coaches at all levels.
- First Aiders.
- All Junior Committee members.
- Heads of Mini/Midi Rugby Sections.
- Heads of Youth Rugby Sections.
- Parent representatives.
- Team managers.
- All referees who regularly officiate mini/midi and youth games.
- Welfare Officers.
- Club administrators and registrars.
- Any other voluntary or paid role which meets the above criteria.
This list is not exhaustive - if in doubt seek the advice of your District or CB Safeguarding Manager.
PLEASE NOTE: CRB Application Forms are available from the RFU ONLY. Each form is individually referenced and cannot, therefore, be provided on-line. Your Club Safeguarding Officer will normally have a quantity of these forms. For additional copies please contact the RFU or County Office.
Completed CRB Application Forms should be accompanied by a "Request for Disclosure Check" (completed by your Safeguarding Officer) and should be sent to County Office. They will check through the document before forwarding to the RFU.