Diocese of Derby Safeguarding Policy, Procedures and Practice Guidance from Autumn 2016

Flowchart 2016 (PDF)

This chart should be displayed in all churches and is used to ensure that everyone is clear on the reporting process. To request a printed version of the chart please email safeguarding@derby.anglican.org 

 This document is also available as a Word File here 

 
Diocese of Derby Safeguarding Policy, Procedures and Practice Guidance (PPPG)

Full document from Autumn 2016.

This document is also available as a Word File here

 

 

Parish Guide 2016 (PDF)

This guide will give you the key Safeguarding information required at parish level.

The Diocesan Safeguarding Policy, Procedures and Practice Guidance (PPPG) should be read by those church officers who are engaged in Safeguarding work with the Parish or Cathedral. It has been written as a resource document and should be referred to as and when needed. There are some sections within the PPPG that church officers who are working in a role that requires a DBS check, should read and confirm that they have read them before starting work.  This table shows the required reading to the expected level of training needed to undertake the role. 

 

 

Parish Audit Tool 2017 (PDF)

A tool for parishes to assess where they are with the implementation of the Safeguarding Procedures. Completion of this document wil help with the creation of an action plan for the PCC.

This document is also available as a Word File here 

 

Diocesan Safeguarding Complaints Procedure (PDF)

This document is also available as a Word File here

 

 Clergy File Access Policy (PDF)

This document is also available as a Word File here

 

Whistleblowing Policy (PDF)

 

Volunteer Leader Documents

Volunteer Application Forms       PDF     Word File

Code of Conduct and Contract   PDF      Word File

 

Consent Forms

Regular Meetings                      PDF      Word File

Outings and Residentials          PDF      Word File

Photographs                              PDF      Word File

 

Record Keeping for Sessions

Record Keeping                       PDF      Word File

Activity Record Sheet              PDF      Word File

 

Safeguarding Concerns

Safeguarding Record             PDF      Word File

Responding to
Serious Situations                  PDF     Word File

Definitions Sheet                    PDF      Word File

 

 

Please click the heading to view the document.

Protecting all God's Children (2010)

This is the main policy document for the Church of England outlining how it will respond to safeguarding concerns with regard to children and young people. 

 

Promoting a Safe Church (2006)

This is the main policy document outlining how the Church of England will respond to concerns about adult safeguarding issues. 

 

Safer Recruitment (2015)

Practice Guidance: This is the church of England's current guidance on undertaking safe recruitment practices for all paid and voluntary roles within the church, particularly thise who are deemed to be in 'regulated activity'. 

 

Responding Well to those who have been sexually abused (2011)

Policy and Practice guidance: This outlines how the Church of England will respond to those who are survicors of sexual abuse. 

 

Responding Well to Domestic Abuse (2006)

Practice guidance: This outlines the pastoral responsibilities of those responding to domestic abuse within the church. 

 

Responding to serious safeguarding situations related to church officers (2015)

Practice Guidance: This outlines how the Church of England will respond to safeguarding allegations involving church officers.

 

Risk assessment for individuals who may pose a risk to children or adults (2015)

Practice Guidance: This outlines how and in what circumstances formal risk assessment should be undertaken in respect of thse who may pose a risk to a child or an adult. 

 

Joint Safeguarding Guidance for single congregational Local Ecumenical  Partnerships (2015)

Practice Guidance: Outlines the responsibilities of single congrregational LEPs in coming under the safeguarding policies of their respective denomination (Joint with Methodist Church)

 

Safeguarding in Religious Communities (2015)

Practice Guidance: Outlines expectations of religious communities to come under the umbrella of local diocesan safeguarding policies and training. 

 

Joint Safeguarding Records Practice Guidance (2015)

Practice Guidance: This outlines good practice in respect to recording practices (Joint with Methodist Church)

 

Learning and Development Framework (2015)

Practice Guidance: This is the Church of England's framework for learning and development in respect of safeguarding, outlining key roles and responsibilities and training modules to be undertaken. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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