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RoI – Child Safeguarding

 

Safeguarding (Child) Policy broken down by sections
Part 1 – Introduction and Context
 

Part 2 – Areas of Responsibility 

Part 3 – Recruitment, Selection and Management of Parish Staff and Volunteers 

Part 4 – Code of Behaviour 

Part 5 – Working Safely with Children 

Part 6 – Sharing Information and Record Keeping 

Part 7 – Responding to and Reporting Child Protection or Welfare Concerns 

Part 8 – Appendices

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Supporting documents

Guidance on An Garda Síochána Vetting procedures
General Data Protection Regulation and Safeguarding (RI)
Definitions and features of abuse
Diocesan Safeguarding Trust Training Strategy Template
Mandated Persons
Relevant work or activities relating to children

Parish forms
Panel notice for parish premises  
Accident report form  
Incident report form  
Internal report form  
A common protocol for churches relating to independent organisations working with children 
Safeguarding Trust audit form 

Volunteer and staff recruitment forms
Volunteer application form RI
Volunteer & staff reference form RI
Declaration of acceptance of Safeguarding Trust RI
Declaration by person from abroad applying to work or volunteer in a parish in the Church of Ireland RI
Annual Review Form

Consent forms
Sample Membership registration form
Sample Activity Consent Form
Sample consent form for photographs or recorded images
Sample consent form for social and digital media
Guidelines for a code of behaviour for members

Checklists
Checklist for panels – care of records
Checklist for Panels and Staff and Volunteers – safety of activities
Checklist for Select Vestries

Ancillary policy templates
Anti–bullying policy template 
Communications policy template  
Complaints and Disciplinary procedures template 
Grievance procedure template 
Working in partnership with parents/guardians policy template


 

Black & White versions – suitable for photocopying

Safeguarding (Child) Policy Document
Complete policy document (B&W)

Child Safeguarding Statement for the Church of Ireland

Safeguarding (Child) Policy broken down by sections
Part 1 – Introduction and Context

Part 2 – Areas of Responsibility

Part 3 – Recruitment, Selection and Management of Parish Staff and Volunteers

Part 4 – Code of Behaviour

Part 5 – Working Safely with Children

Part 6 – Sharing Information and Record Keeping

Part 7 – Responding to and Reporting Child Protection or Welfare Concerns

Part 8 – Appendices

Supporting documents
Child Safeguarding Trust Statement (B&W)
Central Safeguarding Trust Training Strategy (B&W)
Guidance on An Garda Síochána Vetting procedures (B&W)
General Data Protection Regulation and Safeguarding (B&W)