The Safeguarding Committee is responsible for:

  • Developing a three-year child safeguarding plan, including the establishment of the local safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Coordinating Local Safeguarding Representatives (LSRs)
  • Coordinating activities related to child safeguarding, e.g. training
  • Ensuring the annual audit, including the correlation of records for training-related activities
  • Ensuring the completion of training needs assessments across the various child safeguarding roles in the Church body
  • Ensuring, with the Church Authority, that the appropriate child safeguarding personnel are in place
  • Upholding the seven standards in practice and behaviour