Safeguarding

Resources from Green Pepper

Checklist: Assessing Your Safeguarding Practice A useful tool to help assess how well you are managing safeguarding.

Here are sample case histories used in recent training workshops for trustees; and the accompanying notes for them.

External links

Scotland: OSCR: Top ten practical safeguarding tips

England: Charity Commission: 10 actions trustee boards need to take

NSPCC Safeguarding Standards – recommended standards for the voluntary sector to help organisations take responsibility for keeping children and young people safe.

Information from NCVO about an organisation’s designated safeguarding lead.

And for record checks on staff and volunteers:

Scotland: Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG)

England: Disclosure and Barring Service