Active Suffolk believes that the welfare and safety of everyone is of paramount importance, and that all participants have the right to protection from abuse and to take part in sport and physical activity without risk of harm.
All Active Staff have completed, as a minimum, a safeguarding learning module and have undertaken, where applicable, the relevant DBS check.
For further information about our safeguarding work, including details of how to raise a concern or seek advice, please visit the children's and adult's pages below.
Senior Development Officer, CYP and Safeguarding Lead
- C/O East Suffolk Council, East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1RT
- 07775 816875
Project Officer (Community Sport & Physical Activity), Deputy Safeguarding Lead with Children and Young People
- C/O East Suffolk Council, East Suffolk House, Riduna Park, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1RT
- 01394 444774
- 07824 821554
Senior Development Officer (Health and Wellbeing)
- Active Suffolk c/o East Suffolk Council, East Suffolk House, Riduna Park, Station Road, Melton, Suffolk, IP12 1RT.
- 07901 857732
Brought up in Suffolk, and living near Framlingham with her family, Rebecca is proud to have worked in the NHS for 30 years. She is Director of Communications and Engagement at Ipswich and Colchester hospitals and community hospitals in Suffolk and north east Essex.
Rebecca is the Active Suffolk Board's Senior Independent Board Member with additional responsibility for ensuring that welfare and safety is given appropriate consideration during its decision-making. As lead Director for Welfare and Safety, she has responsibility for checking and challenging the Board on decisions that affect welfare and safety across the organisation.
Wendy joined the Board of Active Suffolk in January 2022. She is Chief Executive of Orwell Housing Association Limited, a housing, care and support provider, based in Suffolk and works to increase the opportunities and life-chances of people who have been disadvantaged in life.
Wendy is the Safeguarding Lead for the Active Suffolk Board, proving oversight and a check and challenge function to all of Active Suffolk's Safeguarding Polies and processes.
Wendy is keen to support the work of Active Suffolk and to widen its impact, especially in communities who have found it difficult to access services or are unaware of the opportunities available to them.
She is passionate about getting people active, as she recognises it is crucial to their physical and mental wellbeing.
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