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Safeguarding Resources

Safeguarding Resources

District policy, guidance and best practice

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District Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy Connexional Year 2020 – 21

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District Safeguarding Group – Terms of Reference Connexional Year 2020 – 21

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Directory of Safeguarding Contacts Connexional Year 2020 – 21

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Code of Safer Working Practice with Children and Young People Connexional Year 2020 – 21

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Code of Safer Working Practice with Adults Connexional Year 2020 – 21

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Local Guidance: for good safeguarding practice in pastoral care Connexional Year 2020 – 21

 

Policy, guidance and best practice, including localized

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Safeguarding Policy, Procedures and Guidance for the Methodist Church in Britain (methodist.org.uk)

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Connexional Model Church Safeguarding Policy July 2020

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Local Model Church Safeguarding Policy July 2020

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Model Circuit Safeguarding Policy July 2020

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Safeguarding Commitments and Key Contacts Poster - English language version (methodist.org.uk)

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Safeguarding Commitments and Key Contacts Poster - English language version for LEP’s (methodist.org.uk)

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Explanatory information sheet for Safeguarding Commitments and Key Contacts Poster (methodist.org.uk)

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Use of Photography and Video - Information Sheet and Consent Form for Young People (12 and Over)- updated Nov 2019 (methodist.org.uk)

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Use of Photography and Video - Information Sheet and Consent Form for Parents and Carers - Updated Nov 2019 (methodist.org.uk)

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Sexual Harassment: Good Practice Guidelines for Churches (methodist.org.uk)

 

Safer Recruitment, including DBS

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Practice Guidance on Carrying Out Disclosure and Barring (DBS) Checks as part of Safer Recruitment January 2018 (methodist.org.uk)

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Form A Part 1 (methodist.org.uk)

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Form A Part 2 (methodist.org.uk)

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Confidential Safeguarding self-declaration form CSD/1: with substantial access to vulnerable groups (methodist.org.uk)

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Confidential Safeguarding self-declaration form CSD/2 with substantial access to vulnerable groups (methodist.org.uk)

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Confidential Safeguarding self-declaration forms SD/4 for members of church bodies eg church council (methodist.org.uk)

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Quick Start Guide for the Methodist Church: DBS 

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Handout For Applicants Using The Online Process: DDC

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Methodist roles for DBS agreed with DDC

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Flowchart for consideration if a role may be regulated or not

 

Room Bookings/Building Hire

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Standard Licence Flow Chart (tmcp.org.uk)

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Standard Licence Guidance 1 - When to use (tmcp webpage)

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Standard Licence Guidance 2 - Completing (tmcp webpage)

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Standard Licence Guidance 3 - Standard Licence Explained (tmcp webpage)

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Standard Licence FAQs (tmcp webpage)

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Form D: key holder (methodist.org.uk)

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Key Points for External User Groups of Premises (methodist.org.uk)

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Key points for external user groups when hiring church premises (Local) 

 

Example Risk Assessment Templates

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Methodist Event risk assessment example: With grateful thanks to Darlington Methodist District

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Model activity risk assessment: based on a Church of England template

 

Model Safeguarding/Other Documentation Templates

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Church Incident Recording Template

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Church Safeguarding Record Template

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Pastoral Contact Template

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Parental Consent – Zoom form

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Parental Consent Form

 

Model Safeguarding Audit Templates

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Document to support compliance with regular safeguarding audit

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Annual Church Safeguarding Audit Template

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Annual Circuit Safeguarding Audit Template

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Church Safeguarding Database

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Circuit Safeguarding Database

 

 

Manchester and Stockport District Quarterly Safeguarding Newsletter

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Manchester and Stockport District Quarterly Safeguarding Newsletter 1, Sept 2020

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Manchester and Stockport District Quarterly Safeguarding Newsletter 2, Dec 2020

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Manchester and Stockport District Quarterly Safeguarding Newsletter 3, Mar 2021