Documents & Resources

Here is a list of various information, documents and other resources related to Safeguarding in a Faith setting.

Working together

Click here for information PDF.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Any individual wishing to apply for DBS must be an employee of an organisation.

Please visit the Disclosure & Barring Service website www.gov.uk/dbs for additional information and support


Management Investigations Guide

The  Management Investigations Guide is designed to assist managers when carrying out an investigation into suspected misconduct or gross misconduct.


Bradford Council Lone Working Policy

Bradford Council Lone Working Policy


Legal Requirements for CCTV in Faith Settings

Legal Requirements for CCTV in Faith Settings


First Aid Training (West Yorkshire Ambulance Service)

Click here for information on the service’s website


Missing Children from Education

Click here for information PDF.

Children missing from Education – please forward concerns to the following e-mail MEST@bradford.gov.uk  / MEST@bradford.gcsx.gov.uk  with regards to children missing from education.


Bullying in Education

Click here to visit the Government website for more information PDF.


Road Safety

Click here to see ‘Road Safety BeBrightBeSeen’ (Word).


Travel Permission and RS Letter

Bradford Road Safety Team (01274 437409) in partnership with Bradford Safeguarding Children Board are encouraging all parents to supervise children to and from Schools, Faith settings and other activities at all times – visit the website.

Travel Permission Form


The Public Forum for Education

The Public Forum for Education can be found on the Council’s website – click here


FIRST RESPONSE is a service that supports people experiencing a mental health crisis and can provide free advise, support including training at your place of worship. for further information please call 01274 221181

First Response Leaflet 1

First Response Leaflet 2


Modern Slavery

Modern Slavery


What is Child Sexual Exploitation?

The ‘What is Child Sexual Exploitation?’ contains contact details for help and support on CSE.


Forced Marriage

Legislation on Forced Marriage


Female Genital Mutilation

It is a legal requirement to report cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) to the police.

Multi-agency Statutory Guidance on FGM


Hate Crime

Bradford Hate Crime Newsletter October 2016

Hate Crime Safeguarding Conference – September 2016 – PowerPoint

For information and reporting of Hate Crime please contact:

Mahmood Mohammed
Hate Crime Project Co-ordinator
Neighbourhood and Customer Service Department of Environment & Sport
4th Floor, Sir Henry Mitchell House,
4 Manchester Road, Bradford, BD5 0QL
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
T 01274 437399
M 07582 100303
E mahmood.mohammed@bradford.gov.uk

West Yorkshire Police Hate Crime web-page


Arson Risk

West Yorkshire Fire Brigade Fire message Arson Risk reductions and employee Legal Obligations – website.

Your employer has a responsibility to safeguard their employees and other people entering their premises, it is your responsibility to abide by your employer’s policies and procedures in relation to fire precautions.  If you see a potential hazard:

  • Keep records of all reports made; date, time and by whom
  • The Fire Authority Officer has the legal right to inspect your workplace at any reasonable time
  • The Fire Officer has the power to instigate a prosecution
  • Each offence found carries substantial penalties of up to £20,000 and in some cases PRISON SENTENCES or both
  • If you are successfully prosecuted you will end up with a criminal record
  • All fire extinguishers should be accessible and have clear instruction

Click here for information PowerPoint.


Bradford Local Offer

The Local Offer is a new way of giving children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their parents or carers information about what activities and support is available in the area where you live.

Bradford Local Offer web-site


Elder Abuse

Vital information on Elder Abuse and how to report concerns


Useful Links

www.westyorkshire.police.uk

www.ceop.police.uk

www.thinkuknow.co.uk

www.childrenssociety.org.uk

www.childline.org.uk

www.barnardos.org.uk

www.getsafeonline.org

www.saferinternet.org.uk

www.cyberstreetwise.com

www.nspcc.org.uk

Safeguarding Children in Bradford