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Safeguarding Guidance for Faith Organisations in the United Kingdom

Welcome to the SAFEcic registered faith organisation micro site designed for trustees, elders, managers and those who lead on safeguarding in their faith groups. These pages have been provided to assist personnel employing, managing, being employed or volunteering within any faith setting. The pages focus exclusively on helping you meet your safeguarding obligations, best practice safeguarding arrangements and training required by:


It also highlights the criminal records checks required in:

Getting Started

A useful start point is the flow charts below. There are separate flowcharts for England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, giving an overview of everything you need to do to meet best safeguarding  standards, including criminal records checks, training and policies. Simply click on the appropriate image to enlarge it or right click to download and save the PDF.


Flowchart for England & Wales


Flowchart for Scotland


Flowchart for Northern Ireland


If you are also a registered charity please click here to access SAFE's microsite for registered charities.

Please note, if your faith group is associated with others nationally you may have umbrella policies and procedures in place already.

eSafety Flowchart

Click the image to download the eSafety flowchart


All front line staff should be familiar with the recognition and prevention of FGM.

All front line staff need to be aware of the Prevent Duty under the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015.

Annual SAFE Membership - Get the safeguarding tools and support your organisation needs


Annual SAFE Membership saves you time and money in meeting your safeguarding obligations and provides peace of mind for 12 months.


Membership includes access to download template policies and procedures for child and adult safeguarding, saving many days of research and policy writing. Click here for more details.


Membership also provides expert telephone and email support on safeguarding matters, DBS and recruitment issues. Additionally we provide a free expert review of all your safeguarding arrangements to attain the SAFE Award. Successful online submission to the SAFE Award risk assessment allows the use of the SAFE logo, under licence, on all your publicity materials assuring customers and clients of high standards of safeguarding.


Membership also entitles organisations to generous discounts on face to face and online safeguarding training and insurance discounts. For a full list of membership benefits click here.


Click here to join


SAFE Audits


SAFE also provides on-site Safeguarding Audits & Pre-inspection Services.

For further information click here


About SAFE

SAFE is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company focused exclusively on safeguarding. Every penny profit we make is ploughed back into the charitable and community sector so voluntary organisations and charities can benefit from SAFE’s expert services for subsidised prices. We provide a one-stop solution for everything from DBS checks, policy creation and guidance, safeguarding management briefings and incident support, to training (both face to face and online). We have already trained thousands of staff and volunteers providing thousands of hours of CPD (Continuing Professional Development). All SAFE courses meet the training requirements of the latest legislation, government guidance, local Adult & Child Safeguarding Partnerships/Boards (Adult Protection Committees and Local Area Child Protection Committees in Scotland), the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and Ofsted.

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