Frequently Asked Questions
Criminal Record Checks
Do you conduct 'DBS' or Criminal Record Checks?
Under circumstances where a person is in a position of Leadership, or takes part in a ministry involving children or vulnerable adults, or involve intensive or frequent contact with children or identified vulnerable adults then Yes the person is asked to undertake a criminal record and barring list check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) in the UK.
I have a further question, complaint or query?
Living Hope is committed to safeguarding, and if you have any queries please in the first instance contact our Safeguarding team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you don't feel you can speak directly to us, then please contact our Independent Safeguarding Advisor -https://www.churchesalive.im/safeguarding.htm or one of the agencies below.
What training does your team undertake?
If the person fulfils the requirements for a DBS check (see 'Criminal Record Checks') then they are asked to complete a Level 1 Safeguarding Certificate accredited by the CPD Service (https://cpduk.co.uk/explained)
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