Club welfare officers


Club Welfare Officer - Laura Jefferis

Email:  laurajefferis@gmail.com

Phone:  07818 418216


Deputy Welfare Officer - Sam Brotherhood

Email: samsportscoach@gmail.com

Phone: 07825 612692


The Welfare Officer will:


  • Deal with confidential matters that may arise related to athletes and have an understanding and an appropriate way to such matters.

  • Be responsible for the promotion of codes of conduct to members, parents and young people.

  • Receive, record and pass on to the NGB Child Protection officer, any concerns relating to the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults

  • Provide advice on the development of activities for young people within the club/organisation.

  • Support the registration of all personnel involved in activities for young people with the club/organisation (CRB checks). 

  • Recognise the difference between poor practice in according to club rules and matters that would be seen as welfare issue.


External resources and support

UKA Welfare Team


Lead Child Protection Officer - David Brown

Email: dbrown@uka.org.uk

Phone: 0121 713 8450


Athlete and Club Compliance and Wellbeing Manager - Jane Fylan

Email: jfylan@englandsathletics.org

Phone: 0121 713 8450



National Contacts


NSPCC  helpline

Phone: 0808 800 500

Website: www.nspcc.org.uk


NSPCC Child Protection in Sports Unit

Phone: 0116 234 7278

Website: www.thecpsu.org.uk



Phone: 0800 1111

Website: www.childline.org.uk



Phone: 0208 541 1177



Local Contacts


Norfolk County Council Children’s Services – 0344 800 8020


Norfolk County Council Children’s Services LADO team – 01603 223473


Norfolk Police Child Protection  – 101 or 999