Working with Children and Vulnerable Adults



CSN is the lead organisation for safeguarding in the UK Christadelphian community, we having a Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL), sis Gill Holden and maintain a safeguarding register.

If you need assistance on safeguarding matters please contact the team at:


Disclosure & Barring Service Checks

Christadelphian Sunday School Union (CSSU) is the lead organisation for DBS checks for the UK Christadelphian community and CSSU and CSN work together to provide safeguarding and DBS support.  Bro Colin Bayliss of Pershore ecclesia is the lead counter-signatory for DBS check applications for the UK Christadelphian community.  You can read about BDS checks on the government website

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


CSN provides Safeguarding Policy Templates, based on information on the NSPCC website, to provide ecclesias and organisations with a starting point to tailor to their own circumstances and needs for developing their own safeguarding policy documents.

There are three documents:

You can request these documents as Word files


Additionally, we draw your attention to the leaflet "Important Additional Responsibilities for Safeguarding and Protecting People" below, which picks up key issues for ecclesias and organisations, including:

  1. Responsibility of 'due diligence' on registered charities when gifting funds to other charities
  2. Confidentiality and how it affects keeping the Arranging Committee informed
  3. Protecting an accused individual's identity



 Bible teaching and Compliance: introduction to Safeguarding

Training Courses run by NSPCC

Safeguarding Do's and Dont's for members, youth leaders and Teachers

Safeguarding - Useful templates

Latest Guidance on Safeguarding Responsibilities from Charity Commission

 Important Additional Responsibilities for Safeguarding and Protecting People

Our legal responsibilities - the legal framework we have in the UK

Vulnerable Adults supplementary Information

pdf icon "Keeping you safe" - Statement

Leaflet: Safeguarding is Everyone's responsibility

pdf iconSafe Activities Risk Assessment Template

pdf iconSafe Environment Risk Assessment Template

pdf iconYouth Matters for Youth Leaders