For more information see Introduction to Safeguarding Training.

Required for anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or responsibility for leading activities involving children, young people, and or adults that may be vulnerable.

This includes but is not limited to:Safeguarding officers, safeguarding lead on PCC, churchwardens, youth and children's pastoral visitors, directors of music, bell tower captains, home visitors, ordinands prior to leaving TEI, safeguarding leads in religious communities, Choir leaders.

  • Explore practice guidance in diocesan safeguarding processes, including response to serious safeguarding situations, information recording and the importance of partnership working;
  • Learn key statutory sector partners and know how to contact those relevant to your current work, including the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser;
  • Understand diocesan safeguarding processes for responding to serious safeguarding situations, including responding to victims and survivors and referral to other agencies; managing posers of risk and review of safe working practices;
  • Demonstrate the accurate recording and safe storage of safeguarding information; and
  • Undertake an annual audit and review of diocese/ parish safer working practices.


Bookings: events@yorkdiocese.org or 01904 699508.