The Director of Safeguarding is responsible for the coordination of all safeguarding practices by:

  • Directing and implementing the child safeguarding policy
  • Liaising with and supporting ministries and communities to ensure implementation of local policies and procedures
  • Liaising with the Child Safeguarding Committee and the Advisory Panel
  • Ensuring that all child safeguarding personnel are kept up to date with practice, as communicated from the NBSCCCI (National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland)
  • Reporting directly to the Church Authority on all child safeguarding issues.