Resources for Parish Safeguarding Reps

Parish Safeguarding Representatives are nominated by the PCC and appointed by the Bishop to carry out safeguarding administration within the parish. This includes being the Verifier for DBS checks, keeping appropriate records and maintaining regular contact with the Diocesan Safeguarding Administrator.

The following forms are for parish reps to use when recruiting people for their parish who will work with children or vulnerable adults.

What should a safeguarding notice board display in your parish premises?

A copy of the parish policy signed within the last year with the relevant contact details on. Download policy template

A ChildLine poster should be displayed in all premises where children’s and youth groups regularly meet. Download poster

You may also wish to display this poster ‘What to do if…’ with advice and contact details for responding to safeguarding concerns. Download poster


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