Safeguarding Resources


National Church Templates and Resources

Downloadable and editable templates and resources from the national Church of England on home visiting, volunteer drivers and running children's activities. 

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Safer Recruitment Forms

All safer recruitment forms.

Safer recruitment application form (docx)

Model Job Volunteer Role Descriptions

Template Volunteer Agreement Form (docx)

Safer recruitment reference form (docx)

Confidential Volunteer Record (docx)

Confidential Self Declaration Form (​PDF) - The Confidential Declaration Form must be completed by all those wishing to work with Children & Young People and/or Adults at risk of harm. It should be completed whether or not the role is eligible for a DBS check.


Safe​r Recruitment Resources

All safer recruitment resources and guidance.

Safer Recruitment Template Role Descriptions

Template role descriptions for a number of church roles for use in parish recruitment.

Risk Assessment Forms

Risk assessment forms and sample activity risk assessment forms for parish activities.

Other Resources

Essential resources to help parishes apply the diocese's safeguarding policy. 

Safeguarding Officers Google Group

A new peer support forum has been launched for Safeguarding Officers for the sharing of advice, ideas and good practice with others in your role across the diocese. To sign up for the group please fill out this form and you will be added to the group.

Safeguarding Posters

Posters to be displayed in your church.

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Then afterward
    I will pour out my spirit on all flesh;
your sons and your daughters shall prophesy,
    your old men shall dream dreams,
    and your young men shall see visions.

Joel 2:28

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