Safeguarding

The Role and Responsibility of the Commission in regard to schools and parishes associated with the Jesuits.ParishesIn safeguarding matters, parishes are the responsibility of the local diocesan bishop. Safeguarding policy and practice in all parishes are the remit of the local diocesan safeguarding commission.The Jesuit Safeguarding commission will work in partnership with diocesan commissions, guided by the CSAS protocol when agreeing who has the lead responsibility, in the functions of the...
TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE SAFEGUARDING CO-ORDINATORThe Role of the Safeguarding Co-ordinatorThe Co-ordinator’s role is to be advisor to and also the executive arm of the Safeguarding Commission. Her/his role includes the care and support of victims, development of policy and good practice, training and advice to the Provincial, the Safeguarding Commission and to all of the Jesuit superiors in the province.The Co-ordinator’s role is also to convene the meetings of the commission jointly with...
TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE INDEPENDENT  SAFEGUARDING COMMISSION OF THE BRITISH PROVINCE OF THE SOCIETY OF JESUSPreambleThese terms of reference apply to the Safeguarding Commission of the Jesuits in Britain.The Provincial is responsible for the leadership and oversight of all the priests, brothers, novices, scholastics who are members of, or are assigned to, Jesuits in Britain, and for lay volunteers and employees who work alongside them in all of their works. He in turn is responsible to...
1. The commitment to safeguarding1.1 The Society of Jesus in Britain[1] is committed to the safeguarding of children and adults at risk.[2]1.2 The Jesuits in Britain are committed to promoting a culture of safeguarding in which Jesuits themselves, those who are employed by us or who work with us as volunteers, and members of the communities in which we work, including children and young people, are well informed about safeguarding, know how to respond to concerns or allegations, and know...
National Catholic Safeguarding Commission  www.catholicsafeguarding.org.ukCatholic Safeguarding Advisory Service  www.csas.uk.net/ Church Child Protection Advisory Service  http://www.ccpas.co.uk/ Disclosure and Barring Servicehttp://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abusewww.iicsa.org.uk The National Association for People Abused in Childhoodwww.napac.org.ukThe Survivors Trustwww.thesurvivorstrust....
To report concerns about yourself and/or others having been abused, or about people currently being abused or at risk of abuse, please contact the Province Safeguarding Coordinator Jo Normanon email safeguarding@gbsj.org by phone via the Jesuit Provincial Office on 020 7499 0285If you believe a child or adult at risk is in immediate danger please contact the emergency services on 999The Jesuits in Britain follow the policy of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, and requires that all...
Training for JesuitsThe Jesuits in Britain provides safeguarding training for all its members, beginning in the Novitiate, and requires all Jesuits living and working in the Province to attend training courses at regular intervals. Safeguarding training is also required of those working with and for the Province who are in regular contact with children and vulnerable adults.On-Line Training for allThe Catholic Church in England and Wales has worked with EduCare to make available an e-learning...
The Provincial of the Jesuits in BritainFr Damian Howard, as the Provincial Superior of the Jesuits in Britain, is responsible for all aspects of the work of the Jesuits in England, Wales and Scotland. Read more about our governance  The Chair of the Safeguarding CommissionKevin Barry is a retired senior Probation Officer who also worked with the Ministry of justice, and who is responsible to the Provincial for the work of the independent Safeguarding Commission.To read more...
The Society of Jesus in Britain is committed to the safeguarding of children and adults at risk. In this way it attempts to ensure that in everything it does in the service of Christ’s mission, building up the Kingdom of God and the Church, it continues the work of Jesus, who reached out to the vulnerable and the marginalised, assured them of God’s love for them, and offered them healing and mercy.To read about how to report concerns about yourself and/or others having been abused, or about...
New member sought for the Independent Safeguarding Commission of the British Jesuits.The British Jesuits have a well established Safeguarding Commission which is responsible for the oversight of the Society’s arrangements for the protectionof children and adults-at-risk from abuse.Commission members are drawn from across the safeguarding professions including that of the police, probation, social work and the Law. The Commission has a current vacancy for someone with a social care background...

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