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NLD RFU are still looking to appoint a new Safeguarding Manager for Derbyshire.  A copy of the full job description is available to download below.

CB Safeguarding Manager Job Description

If you have any queries regarding the role or wish to discuss it further then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with either Chris Johnson or Maggie James whose details are listed below and they will be more than happy to help.

Chris Johnson               Derbyshire SGM                   07803 078691
Maggie James              Nottinghamshire SGM          07599 521254

In order to apply please send a covering letter, outlining your current safeguarding experience and suitability for the role, to Nicole Brown via email  

Safeguarding Children in rugby is hugely important, it is vital they are cared for in the correct manner and this page should assist you with all areas of Safeguarding.

Lots of information on Safeguarding is available on the RFU Website, this will take you through all of the Policies and Guidance available, have details on upcoming courses, how to report an incident as well as giving you lots of advice and information on safeguarding the young and vulnerable players within our sport.

Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)

The RFU also offer comprehensive Guidance to the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS), this will take you through all of the procedures necessary and also offers a Frequently Asked Question section which is sure to be useful to those undertaking the DBS Check.

Each Club has a Club Safeguarding Officer (CSO) who is available within the club to ensure all procedures are adhered to and there is a safe playing environment at all times.  A database with details of all of the Club Safeguarding Officer's within NLD is available via the link below.

CSO Database

As well as CSO’s NLD has three County Safeguarding Managers (CSM’s) throughout the CB, they are often seen around the clubs in their County and are always happy to go through any queries and offer advice where necessary, their contact details are available below.





Home Club


Maggie James

07599 521254

Paviors RFC


Heidi Cheetham

07971 997750

Kesteven RFC


Chris Johnson

07803 078691

Chesterfield RFC