Safeguarding Documents

Child Safeguarding Statement

Safeguarding Statement

Safeguarding Forms

Ossory Check list for new Altar Servers 2022

SG -01 Staff/Volunteer Application Form for roles that will involve necessary and regular contact with persons under 18 years and/or vulnerable adults.

SG-02 Staff/Volunteer Application Form for roles that will not involve necessary and regular contact with persons under 18 years and/or vulnerable adults.

SG-04 Child and Parent Guardian Joint Activity & Media Consent Form

SG-05 Accidents Incidents Form

SG-06  Sample Risk Hazard Assessment Form

SG-07 External Groups Using Church Property Form

SG-08 GeneralComplaints Form

SG-09 TUSLA Child Protection Referral

SG-10 Parish Self Audit

SG-11 Vulnerable Adults Allegation Concerns

SG-12 Character&Personal Reference Request Form

SG-13 Letter of Appointment

SG-14 Code of Behaviour for Ministry with Vulnerable Adults

SG-15 Code of Conduct for all Church Personnel

SG-16 Template for Attendance Register for Large Groups

SG-17 Sample Code of behaviour for children taking part in Church activities

SG-18 Dealing with Breaches of Codes of Behaviour for Children and Adults

SG-19 Sample Workshop on Creating a Code of Behaviour with Young Children

SG-20 Reporting Procedure Guidelines

SG-21 Supervision Ratios

Sample register – Ministry with Young Children 

Sample register – Use of Parish Facilities

Sample Risk Assessment for Youth Activity

Garda Vetting Forms

NVB 1 Vetting Invitation Form

NVB3 Parent Guardian Consent Form

Proof of Identity Checklist


Towards Healing Poster

Towards Peace Poster

Safeguarding Policy – NBSCCCI

Code of Best Practice (A4)


Safety Poster for Children

Safeguarding Reps Notice – A5 Template

Safeguarding Poster in Polish

Child Safeguarding Statement in Ukrainian

What should be displayed and where?

What should be displayed and where?


Safeguarding Children Policy Leaflet

Safeguarding Children Parish Handbook

Role of the Local Safeguarding Representative Leaflet

Parish Activities – Information and Guidance

Safeguarding Checklist for Parishes

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Leaflet

Policy Documents

Safeguarding Children Policy and Standards for the Catholic Church in Ireland 2016

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Policy and Procedures

Whistleblowing – Information and Guidance

Strategic Plans

Three Year Safeguarding Plan 2022 – 2025

Communication Plan 2022 – 2023

Training Plan 2022 -2023

Safeguarding Audits

NBSCCCI Review of Safeguarding Children in the Diocese of Ossory  June 2013

Parish Audits 2017

Parish Audits 2018

Parish Audits 2019

Parish Self Audit Report 2020

Parish Self Audit Report 2021

NBSCCCI Review of Safeguarding Children in the Diocese of Ossory October 2022

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