Thursday 17th August 2017
Guidance for Towers regarding
Safeguarding Children (under 18s) and Vulnerable Adults
- Every Tower Captain should have contact with their Parish
Safeguarding Officer, or Incumbent if there is no PSO, to ensure that the
PSO is aware of the nature of the bellringing practices and activities
especially with regard to young people and vulnerable adults.
DBS (formerly CRB) disclosure is required the PSO will organise this through
- The Tower Captain, (or person running the
practice) should always ensure best practice:
- Always have at least two
adults present when teaching children or vulnerable adults, at least one of
whom should have been DBS checked.
- Encourage a parent to attend the
practice where possible at least initially.
- The Guild Statement and Policy should be displayed in every tower. It contains details of any
training that might be required.
- If you have any queries
contact Mary Garner (Safeguarding Officer for the Guild) on 01728 746097 or