Working with Children and Vulnerable Adults

Latest News on Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

Following our October 2020 Safeguarding Training Event, we have been working on a simplified Safeguarding Introduction and Template for Ecclesias.

The present template designed to cover all, may be unnecessarily complicated especially if there is little contact with children. The new Policy is based on the information offered on the NSPCC web site. It is different in that there is an expectation to build a Policy that is more relevant to the needs of your organisation.

There are three documents:

Why is a Safeguarding Policy required?- Frequently asked questions. Here.
Child Safeguarding Document. Here
Vulnerable Adults Safeguarding Document. Here

November 2020


Bro Colin Bayliss of Pershore ecclesia  now has the role of Lead Counter-signatory for DBS disclosure applications - along with the continuing support of sister Gill Holden.

If you have any queries about DBS matters please contact Colin and Gill at:

It also addressed  "Important Additional Responsibilities"  concerning charity relationships with other charities and a requirement for "Due Diligence"  when gifting funds. Our document prepared with support from West Birmingham Ecclesia includes a questionnaire.

Discussion at the Awareness Day centred around two issues in particular:

  1. Confidentiality and how this affects keeping the AB's informed
  2. Protecting the accused individual's identity

For documents available in Word Email us

 A compliance and biblical introduction to Safeguarding

Latest Guidance on Safeguarding Responsibilities from Charity Commission

Important Additional Responsibilities for Safeguarding and Protecting People

Vulnerable Adults supplementary Information

pdf icon "Keeping you safe" - Statement

Leaflet Safeguarding is Everyone's responsibility.

screen iconThe Independent Safeguard Authority Q&A's at CSSU

pdf iconSafe Activities Risk Assessment Template

pdf iconSafe Environment Risk Assessment Template

pdf iconYouth Matters for Youth Leaders