Guidance

Policy Statements

PDF Parish Policy Statement for Safeguarding Children 2017

Parish Policy Statement for Safeguarding Children 2017

PDF Vulnerable Adults Parish Policy Statement 2017

 Vulnerable Adults Parish Policy Statement 2017

Policies and advice

The House of Bishops

PDF Promoting a Safer Church – House of Bishop’s policy statement (2017)
PDF Responding Well to Domestic Abuse 2017
PDF Responding to Serious Situations 2015
PDF Risk Assessment Guidelines 2015
PDF Safeguarding Joint Practice Guidance - Safeguarding Records 2015
PDF Safeguarding Joint Practice Guidance- leps 2015
PDF Safeguarding Practice Guidance - Safeguarding in Religious Communities 2015
PDF Safeguarding Practice Guidance - Safer Recruitment 2016
      For model recruitment forms please go to ‘Diocesan policies/guidance’ below

PDF Safeguarding Training and Development Practice Guidance (2017)
PDF Promoting a Safe Church (2006)
PDF Protecting All God's Children (2010)
PDF Responding Well (Sexual Abuse) (2011)

Diocesan policies/guidance

PDF Responding Positively to those who have suffered Sexual Abuse (2012)
PDF The Protection and Safeguarding of Children Policy (revised Sept 2015)
PDF The Protection and Safeguarding of Adults when they are Vulnerable (revised Sept 2015)

Word Parental Consent Form for Single Events 
Word Registration Parental Consent form for regular specified group activities 
Word Health and Safety Check List - children and young people 
Word Activities Check List Form and Risk Assessment Form - children & young people 
Word Responding to CP concerns actions plan & check list for those making referrals
Word Complaints and whistle blowing policy

Model recruitment forms

Word Safer Recruitment - Appendix 3 Model Application Form
Word Safer Recruitment - Appendix 4 Model Reference Form
Word Safer Recruitment - Appendix 5 Declaration Form




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