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Safeguarding at St Nicolas Church

St Nicolas, Great Bookham is committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of people within our church community and aims to provide a safe, happy and supportive environment where everybody can grow in faith.

We have adopted the national Church of England’s safeguarding procedures and guidelines. 

Everyone who participates in the life of the Church has a role to play in promoting a Safer Church for all, but particularly for the care and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Our Parish Policies and Procedures

Safeguarding Policy Statement

Parish Safeguarding Procedure

Safer Recruitment Flowchart

Confidential Declaration Form

Safer Recruitment and Safeguarding Training 

Safer recruitment is a vital part of creating a safe and positive environment and making a commitment to keep all the church community safe from harm.

All our volunteers who have regular contact with children and adults at risk, have been DBS checked and have received the necessary training in Safeguarding measures. 

Safeguarding Support and Helplines

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National Church Policy and Handbook

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