ST GILES  CHURCH

SKELTON

YORK

YO30 1XT

St Giles Church Skelton York St Giles Church Skelton York

 

Safeguarding Vulnerable People & Child Protection Policy

 

 

CONTENTS

 

 

1.   INTRODUCTION

 

2.  CHURCH DETAILS

 

3.  PARISH SAFEGUARDING  REPRESENTATIVE (PSR)

 

4.  CHURCH POLICY STATEMENT

 

5.  ST GILES PCC COMMITMENT TO CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE & VULNERABLE ADULTS

 

6.  PCC COMMITMENT TO WORKERS, VOLUNTEERS & PSR

 

7.  DEFINITIONS

 

8.  KEY STATEMENTS IN SAFEGUARDING

 

9.  DEFINITIONS OF ABUSE WITHIN THE REMIT OF CHILD PROTECTION

 

10. DEFINITIONS OF ABUSE OF VULNERABLE ADULTS

 

11. HANDLING KNOWN OFFENDERS ATTENDING CHURCH

 

12. RESPONDING TO SUSPICIONS OR ALLEGATIONS OF ABUSE OR INAPPROPRIATE  BEHAVIOURS            

     (COMPLAINTS)

 

13. RESPONDING TO CONCERNS, INCIDENTS OR ALLEGATIONS REGARDING A VOLUNTEER OR PAID  

     WORKER WITHIN THE CHURCH COMMUNITY POLICY (WHISTLEBLOWING)

 

14. SAFEGUARDING  MIXED-AGE GROUPS

 

 

15. SAFER RECRUITMENT- RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS TO WORK WITH CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND S

     VULNERABLE ADULT

 

16. EXISTING VOLUNTEERS

 

17.   VOLUNTEER DRIVERS

17.1 Transporting Children & Young People

17.2 Transporting Adults

 

18.  GROUPS ATTENDED BY CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE

18.1  Registers for Children’s groups

18.2  Parent/Guardian Consent Form

18.3  Register with Local Authority

18.4  Adult to Child Ratios

 

19. GROUPS ATTENDED BY ADULTS

19.1  Monthly Coffee and chat

19.2  Prayer Ministry20. TRAINING AND SUPPORT FOR ALL VOLUNTEERS

 

21. PHOTOGRAPHY  & VIDEO RECORDINGS OF CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE & VULNERABLE ADULTS

21.1  Local Procedure

21.2  Parent/Guardian  Consent Form

21.3  Photography Notice

 

22. SOCIAL MEDIA & SAFEGUARDING

 

23. SAFEGUARDING  & CHILD PROTECTION POSTER

 

24. PUBLICITY FOR THE CHILD PROTECTION PROCEDURES

 

25. ST GILES PCC & SAFEGUARDING

 

26. PARISH INSURANCE

 

27. HEALTH & SAFETY

27.1  Risk Assessment

27.2  Accident & Incident Reporting

 

28. POLICY ADOPTION AND IMPLEMENTATION

 

29. DISPLAYING THIS POLICY

 

30. SENDING A COPY OF THIS POLICY TO DIOCESAN OFFICE

 

31. USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS

 

YORK DIOCESE PARISH/BENEFICE CHILD PROTECTION & SAFEGUARDING POLICY 2013

This church recognises and values children and young people (anyone under the age of 18) as equal partners in the life and ministry of the church, and desires to encourage them to explore, discover and live out the Christian Gospel. The Parochial Church Council (hereafter PCC) takes seriously its obligations and responsibilities to protect and safeguard the welfare of any

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