Safeguarding checks

Safeguarding: protecting children and vulnerable adults

safeguardingThe Chaplaincy considers Safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults to be of utmost importance. Please contact the Chaplaincy Safeguarding Officer (Dave Wybrow) with any Safeguarding concern, no matter how trivial the matter may seem: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Safeguarding - an absolutely essential part of modern church life

creationtide season...Good Safeguarding is about ensuring that we provide a safe and nurturing environment for everyone, particularly for those who may be more vulnerable than the norm. We welcome Dave Wybrow, our new Chaplaincy Safeguarding Officer.

Safeguarding is a key way in which we can practically respond to Christ's call for us to love our neighbours as ourselves.

View Tony's video update on Safeguarding here

 

Click here for the Diocese in Europe Safeguarding page (forms, who to contact...)

 

Safeguarding checks - step by step instructions for 2022

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1) Click here to download the Confidential Declaration Form (CDF)

This form features 5 pages; please complete, sign, and return a scanned copy by email or post to the Chaplaincy Administrator, Amy Owensmith: (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

2) Basic Awareness online Training (Level 0)

safeguarding trainingBasic Awareness training (also called Level 0) must also be completed by many church volunteers.

This is an on line course in two parts: one for children and the other for adults, and both must be completed. The courses each take about 20–30 minutes each to complete. They are straightforward with statements/questions to which you have to respond.

After completing the course, you will receive a badge, with a completion and expiration date. Please email the Chaplaincy Administrator to let her know the dates, so this can be recorded in Chaplaincy Connect. If you have any questions about this, please contact Amy Owensmith (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Click here to access the online training course.

 

3) View the Guide to Safeguarding Checks document

 

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4) Request your French background check (Casier Judiciare National)

Everyone involved with children, young or vulnerable adults must be checked in France through the Casier Judiciaire National. There is no cost and you should receive a copy by post within a couple of weeks.

1: Before you start scan in the page from your passport with your photo and details and save it on your computer.
2: Click on this link, which will take you to the Casier Judicial National website. (PLEASE NOTE If you are ‘renewing’ this after five years please proceed as if it’s the first time.) 
On the first page -You will notice flags in the top right-hand corner for the form to be translated into English – or other languages - if you wish, (especially as the email sent to confirm your application also comes to you in that language.) It also briefly explains what you need to do! As you scroll down the page i.e. The online procedure involves several stages. When ready to start click on the ‘Apply Online’ (Blue box found at the bottom of the page.
3: The form which will be sent to you is BULLETIN NUMERO 3 which is a white page which should have a black, diagonal line across it. This means you have no criminal record.Please forward a copy of this to Amy – by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or post – as soon as possible after you receive it.

Please contact Amy Owensmith if you need help with this: 06 07 04 07 77 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

5) Print and Sign the Safeguarding Agreement: NB read the Safeguarding Policy below

Click here to download, print, and sign the Safeguarding Agreement, which should be returned to Amy Owensmith by scan or post.

 

6) Show proof of identity to a Local Warden or Safeguarding Identity Checker

Everyone involved with children, young or vulnerable adults must show three documents to either a local warden or safeguarding officer: birth certificate, marriage certificate (if applicable), and current utility bill. Download and print a document which can be signed by the witness, to be returned by either email or post to Amy Owensmith.

 

 

Various resource information available to download:

 

Chaplaincy Safeguarding Policy

The Diocese in Europe - The Chaplaincy of Aquitaine's Safeguarding Policy

We will not tolerate the abuse of children or adults in any form. Specifically, within our Chaplaincy we are committed to:

lf you have any queries please speak to the Chaplaincy Administrator: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Various resource information available to download:

 

Click here to visit the Safe Network (Safe activities for everyone).