Safeguarding resources


Diocese Procedures for Child and Adult Safeguarding

Parish Safeguarding Handbook | Link  

Parish Safeguarding Handbook Addendum | PDF 

Recording Form for Safeguarding Concerns | Word

Promoting a Safer Church policy document | PDF

Promoting a Safer Church Poster | PDF

Roles and Responsibilities Practice Guidance | PDF

Safeguarding Privacy Policy | PDF

 

Guide on Fundraising Regulation and Church Giving

This makes sure that vulnerable givers are protected.  Care should also be taken by parishes when asking donors to telephone the PGS Telephone Service.  

Fundraising regulation and church giving guidance | PDF

 

Guide on video and telephone conferencing 

How to? video and telephone conferencing  | PDF

 

Useful Template Forms

Child /Young Person Emergency Contact Form | PDF 

Church Volunteer Agreement | PDF

Parental Consent Form | PDF 

Parental Consent Form | DOCX

Photo Permissions Form for Adults | PDF

Photo Permissions Form for Adults | DOCX

Photo Permissions Form for Children and Young People | PDF 

Photo Permissions Form for Children and Young People | DOCX

 

Other External Documents

Suffolk Adult Safeguarding Policy and Operational Guidance – Part 1 | PDF

Suffolk Adult Safeguarding Policy and Operational Guidance – Part 2 | PDF

Section 59 of the Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 – Who are Vulnerable Adults? | PDF

 

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) Audit

Please see below links to an audit undertaken by SCIE on behalf of the National Church of England Safeguarding Team, the diocesan response to the considerations raised and subsequent action plan. The Bishop’s Safeguarding Panel continue to oversee this process.

SCIE Audit Action Plan | PDF 

Your views on our safeguarding work are valued. If you would like to express these, please complete and return the 'How safe do you feel?' survey below.

How safe do you feel? | PDF

 

Other

Whistleblowing Policy | PDF

 

Updated 30 June 2020.