Leadership in Safeguarding for churches in the Diocese of Southwark, St Mark's Church, Saturday, 10. October 2020
Leadership in Safeguarding
Saturday 10th October 2020, 10am - 2pm at St Mark's Church, Reigate
If this event does not go ahead because of the COVID-19 restrictions, all participants will be informed by e-mail
Required for leaders in churches in the Diocese of Southwark, who have safeguarding leadership responsibilities or responsibility for leading activities involving children, young people and/or adults who may be vulnerable.
Including but not limited to: Safeguarding officers, safeguarding lead on PCC, church wardens, youth and children’s pastors, Bishops visitors, Directors of Music, Bell Tower Captains, Home Visitors, Ordinands prior to leaving TEI, Safeguarding leads in religious communities, Choir leaders.
Be able to list key partners and know how to contact those relevant to your current work
Be aware of safeguarding processes for responding to serious safeguarding situations
Be aware of how to record and store safeguarding information
Be able to explain the importance of safely identifying and recruiting staff and volunteers in developing a culture of safeguarding
Be able to recognise the relevant legislation and guidance associated with safer recruitment
Be able to identify safer recruitment practices
Understand how to complete an annual audit and review of safer working practices
Please note: if you need to cancel your attendance please do inform us with as much notice as possible so the place can be offered to someone else.