National Safeguarding Policies

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. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Diocese of Derby

Contact Us

Derby Church House

Full Street, Derby DE1 3DR

01332 388650 (reception)

Church House reception: 

enquiries@derby.anglican.org