Safeguarding and Inclusion Resources


Safer Recruitment Resources

All safer recruitment forms and guidance.

Safer recruitment application form (docx)

Model Job Volunteer Role Description 2016 (docx)

Volunteer Role Description - Children and Young People's Activities (PDF)

Template Volunteer Agreement Form (docx)

Tips for Writing a Volunteer Job Description (PDF)

Safer recruitment reference form (docx)

Model Interview - Discussion (PDF) 

Summary of Safer Recruitment 2016 (PDF)

Safer Recruitment FAQs

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.


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.

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Romans 12:2

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