Safeguarding guidance and checklist for voluntary and community sector organisations
Safeguarding Children Guidance
The Safeguarding Board has developed guidance specifically for voluntary and community sector organisations in Kirklees. The guidance includes:
- advice on writing a safeguarding policy
- safer recruitment
- managing staff and volunteers
- health and safety
- sample policies that can be adapted to different settings.
Safeguarding Children Guidance for Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations in Kirklees (PDF)
Guidance around Safe sports events, activities and competition.
Changes to CRB's and Barred List Checks
Safeguarding Children In Golf
Safeguarding Children in Golf has launched a new website. The Organisation's mission is to ensure Instructors, Volunteers and anyone else working with children are using best safeguarding practice. Its work is facilitated by the NSPCC's Child Protection in Sport Unit. Posted 11 February 2013.
The Safeguarding Board recommends that voluntary and community groups use this checklist to assess their current level of safeguarding practice, identify any concerns and areas for improvement, and identify any support that may be needed to implement improvements:
If you wish to receive feedback or advice on your completed checklist please send it to Rebecca.Williams@kirklees.gov.uk or by post to
Kirklees Safeguarding Children Board
10 Church Street