Safer Recruitment Policy Templates for your Place of Worship


It is vital that all places of worship are safe for everyone, this begins with good recruitment policies and procedures.  We are grateful to the Church of England for providing these templates for Safer Recruitment of staff and volunteers.  Further guidance on Safeguarding from the Church of England is available here.

Places of Worship Confidential Declaration Form

Model interview discussion

Reference form template

Application form template

Model volunteer job role

Letter of appointment template

What to do if you have concerns about possible abuse