Directory: Churches and People

Safeguarding

The Church of England has a simple safeguarding policy for both adults and children and young people:

Safeguarding Statement

diocese_of_lincoln_safeguarding_statement_download.pdf, 459 KB PDF document

It is up to each parish to adopt a policy even if you think, at first glance, it does not apply.  This is because every church will at some time have children and young people and vulnerable adults at christenings, weddings, funerals, and other services.

Below is a model policy for individual parishes to adopt and adapt.  if you need any advice, contact the Safeguarding Adviser: Child Protection: Contact

diocese_of_lincoln_pcc_model_policy.pdf, 326 KB PDF document

The Church of England has agreed the following policy statements.  These are free for you to download for your personal reference, or for use in your parish.

Hard copies (apart from 'Safer Recruitment') can be ordered online from Church House bookshop (click here) or from your local high street bookshop.

Promoting a Safe Church

diocese_of_lincoln_promoting_a_safe_church.pdf, 311 KB PDF document

Protecting All Gods Children (4th ed.)

diocese_of_lincoln_protecting_all_gods_children_4th_edition.pdf, 282 KB PDF document

Responding to Domestic Abuse

diocese_of_lincoln_responding_to_domestic_abuse.pdf, 458 KB PDF document

Responding Well

diocese_of_lincoln_responding_well.pdf, 192 KB PDF document

 

Safer Recruitment

Lincoln Diocese safeguarding practice guidance - safer recruitment 2015.pdf, 951 KB PDF document

Safer Recruitment A1 Executive Summary

Safer Recruitment A1 Executive Summary.pdf, 14 KB PDF document

Safer Recruitment A2 Model Job Role

Safer Recruitment A2 Model Job Role.pdf, 19 KB PDF document

Safer Recruitment A3 Application Form

Safer Recruitment A3 Application Form.pdf, 8 KB PDF document

Safer Recruitment A4 Reference Form

Safer Recruitment A4 Reference Form.pdf, 11 KB PDF document

Safer Recruitment A5 CofE Confidential Delcaration Form

Safer Recruitment A5 CofE Confidential Delcaration Form.pdf, 28 KB PDF document

Safer Recruitment A6 Model interview discussion

Safer Recruitment A6 Model interview discussion.pdf, 8 KB PDF document

Safer Recruitment A7 eligibility for enhanced ciminal record check

Safer Recruitment A7 eligibility for enhanced ciminal record check.pdf, 24 KB PDF document

Safer Recruitment A8 roles where activity eligibility for a criminal records check

Safer Recruitment A8 roles where activity eligibility for a criminal records check.pdf, 436 KB PDF document

Safer Recruitment A9 Letter of Appointment

Safer Recruitment A9 Letter of Appointment.pdf, 16 KB PDF document

Safer Recruitment A10 Statement of Safeguarding Principles

Safer Recruitment A10 Statement of Safeguarding Principles.pdf, 17 KB PDF document

Safer Recruitment A11 cofe model notes guide to safeguarding

Safer Recruitment A11 cofe model notes guide to safeguarding.pdf, 7 KB PDF document

Summary of key amendment to the Safer Recruitment Practice Guidance-July

Summary of key amendment to the Safer Recruitment Practice Guidance-July.pdf, 346 KB PDF document

DBS FAQ July 16

DBS FAQ July 16.pdf, 351 KB PDF document



Details of the application process and a list of the ID checkers can be obtained from Gavin Dix White, the DBS administrator, on 
01522 50 40 87.