10. October 2020 - 9:00 till 13:00
St Mark's Church
United KingdomReigateAlma Road

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.

 Learning objectives:

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.

Saturday, 10. October 2020, St Mark's Church, Leadership in Safeguarding for churches in the Diocese of Southwark

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