Safeguarding resources and information
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The Diocese of Bristol takes seriously its duties to safeguard all people in our church communities.
Here you will find the safeguarding policies of the Diocese of Bristol as well as further information and guidance. Follow the quick links below to access the information you require.
The Diocese of Bristol’s Safeguarding Policy was revised in April 2018 and adopted by the Diocesan Synod in June 2018.
Diocese of Bristol Safeguarding policy
Managing church related safeguarding allegations
Safer recruitment information
Guidance for ministry with those that may pose a risk to others
Guidance and advice for parishes
Changes to diocesan and national policy and guidance from 2015 to 2016 have been tracked and recorded in the following document:
The national Church of England safeguarding policies and guidance are listed below. These documents contain practice guidance regarding running activities in our church communities and the personal responsibilities and behaviours which must be followed by all who work with vulnerable groups across the diocese.