Policy Statements / Notices

PDFPromoting a Safer Church poster incorporating relevant contact details

Policies and advice

The House of Bishops

PDFGlossary Reference Guide
PDF Promoting a Safer Church – House of Bishop’s policy statement (2017)
PDF Responding Well to Domestic Abuse 2017
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)

PDFResponding to assessing and managing concerns or allegations against church officers (Repleaces - Chapter 7 ‘Managing Allegations against Church Officers’, Chapter 8 ‘Suspected abusers and known offenders’ and ‘the model agreement with offender’ in ‘Protecting All God’s Children 2010’) and replaces Promoting a Safe Church (2006) (that relates to concerns or allegations against church officers)

PDF Responding Well (Sexual Abuse) (2011)

PDF Roles and responsibilities practice guidance

Diocesan policies/guidance

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
PDF PCC Membership Eligibility Criteria 2019
PDF Formal Safeguarding Statement
PDF Approved PCC Children's Activities in Private Homes
PDF Safeguarding Agreements who should know

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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