The Methodist Church is committed to safeguarding as an integral part of its life and ministry. Safeguarding is about the action the Church takes to promote a safer culture.
This means we will:
promote the welfare of children, young people and adults
work to prevent abuse from occurring
seek to protect and respond well to those that have been abused
Direct links to the national website are provided as follows:
Procedures, DBS Checks, Domestic Abuse/Violence, Local Ecumenical Projects, Model Policies, Safeguarding Records.
Safeguarding Recording 2015, Foundation Module 2016 Edition, Refresher - Foundation Module 2016 Edition, Leadership Module, PCR Ten Themes - Train the Trainer, and information for Safeguarding Trainers.
Safer Recruitment Policy and Practice Guidance. DBS PVG (Registered Body: DDC), Example Role Outlines, Job Description, and Personal Specifications, Forms.
Background to the Past Cases Review, Past Cases Review Report, and News Article.
Legal requirements for a one-off hire, regular part-time use under a licence or exclusive use under a lease. Keyholder Declaration acknowledging the conditions of issue.
If you have a safeguarding concern, please raise this with:
The Safeguarding Contact from the local church or...
The Minister of the Church...or
The Circuit Safeguarding Team by e-mail (Please click here)
or call 07525 762538, leaving a message.