Support for Clubs & the Workforce

Knowing that clubs are facing challenging times as a result of COVID-19, we want to provide support for Berkshire clubs and its workforce. GBA has created this support page to give you ideas and access to tools and resources which will help you to work through the current situation.

This page will evolve as we post new opportunities and resources, but please get in contact with any questions or feedback by contacting our Workforce Officer -chelsea.piggott@getberkshireactive.org

COVID-19: local restrictions and key guidance

For more information on the government's latest announcements and the restrictions in place to tackle coronavirus (Covid-19) that'll impact grassroots sport and physical activity, see our COVID-19 in Berkshire page.


Latest Guidance on Coronavirus

For the latest updates on coronavirus for clubs and the sport & physical activity sector:

Click here to access.


Developing the frontline workforce for We Are Undefeatable.

Sport England's latest update included information from UK Coaching on their plans for better supporting the frontline activity workforce.

Watch here


Activity Alliance: Improve access for disabled people

Activity Alliance working with access expert Jean Hewitt have put together a guide to support sports clubs to improve access for disabled people. The downloadable resource will take you through main areas of physical access and signpost you to sources of further information and support.

Access for All - guidance



Mind: handy guides for supporting people's mental health when "returning to play"

Time to Change: activity packs to help you get the mental health conversation started in your club


Connected Coaches

A free community for coaches for friendly support and advice.

Join the online community here.


Advice for First Aiders

We recognise that first aid remains a crucial skill even as the country deals with the COVID-19 pandemic. St John Ambulance have put together some key advice for first aiders so that you can continue to keep those you care for and yourself safe.


Communicating and Engaging Virtually

Do you need support in Communicating and Engaging as a Virtual Club? Sport England and Club Matters have outlined some key guidance.

Find out more.


Key Guidance from External Organisations


Safeguarding Guidance

This is a challenging time for many people due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Sports clubs and activities have had to be cancelled and postponed and staying connected with your workforce, teams and members is as crucial as ever.

Resources


NGB - Return to Play Guidance


Matt Davies

Workforce Officer

Telephone
01628 472851 / 07912 178655

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