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.
Safer 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.
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.