Working with Children Checks

Burnside Hockey Club is committed to adhering to the Child Safe Standards and recommendations. One component of the standards is ensuring all club Volunteers & Staff who regularly work with people under the age of 18 attain a DHS Screening Check

The following personnel in the Men’s, Women’s & Junior sections require a Working With Children Clearance

  • Coaches
  • Team Managers
  • Coordinators
  • Directors
  • Physio /Trainers /Regular rostered Umpires

A South Australian Department of Human Services provides a Child Safety Screening is free for all hockey community volunteers from 1 November 2018

Personnel working directly with vulnerable groups such as children must have a screening completed. Hockey SA is able to conduct this assessment via the SA Department of Human Services screening for Child Safety or other exempting documentation (eg Teacher Registration Board), which results in a Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) certificate. 

The State Government is meeting the cost of Department of human Services screening for volunteers who work with vulnerable groups such as children within the Hockey SA community.  To obtain your DHS Screening Check click below and complete. Return completed form to

Your Department of Human Services will then send you a link, login and password. Follow the prompts and complete all online and submit. You will then be sent two more emails over the next few days. One to say your application is under “record review and evaluation” and the last one to confirm you have been “CLEARED”. Your official clearance certificate will be mailed to your nominated postal address. Please forward a copy to