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Safeguarding Contact

If you need to discuss any Safeguarding queries or concerns please do not hesitate to contact: Lisa Vickers, Safeguarding Officer:

Telephone: 0115 911 1460


Or complete the "How can we help you?" form.  

Safeguarding Forms & Downloads 

This page has been created as the home for all our forms, information and policies related to Safeguarding matters.

This page will be updated and added to on a regular basis so please come back to see the most up to date information.

Counter Terrorism Advice Places of Worship (PDF)

Following the dreadful attack on Father Jacques Hamel in Normandy we are sharing the link to the Booklet issued by the National Counter-Terrorism Security Office.

Safer Places of Worship

Safer places of worship is brought to you by Congregational & General Insurance plc.

Congregational is a leading church insurer in the UK, insuring several thousand places of worship and have created this guide for our policyholders to assist with the running and maintenance of their place of worship. For more information about Congregational please visit www.congregational.co.uk


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Disclosure & Barring Service


Documents to Download


Please contact the Safeguarding Officer at: Safeguarding@congregational.org.uk to obtain a CF Safeguarding Certificate for your Church. 

CF example Safeguarding Policy 2024 is available by contacting the Safeguarding Officer.

Signposting List  


ICO Website - 


General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - CF Overview (currently under review)

GDPR - CF Info for Churches - Audit and Forms   

GDPR - Example Check List

GDPR - Example Audit Form

GDPR - Example Consent Form

GDPR - Example Church Privacy Notice   


The Church / & the Offender Contract

Local Workers Form - Self-Disclosure (CF15)

Protection Verifier Declaration Form

Role Description Form

Safer Recruitment Information

Ofsted - Guidance when to register Children's / Youth Groups 

ChildLine Poster A

ChildLine Poster B


Guide to Online DBS and PVG Applications

Eligibility for DBS Checks Help Sheet

Example Fire Procedure

Example Fire Procedure - Word Doc

PAT Testing

Risk Assessment

Church Health & Safety Risk Management Guidance Notes

Plastic covers for plug sockets - Dangers of using

IET Wiring Matters Article - Plastic covers for plug sockets


A Parent's Guide to Cyberbullying

Naked Truth Recovery

  • Help for those addicted to pornography