Thames North Synod Office
St Paul’s United Reformed Church
London W2 5LS
Tel: 020 7799 5000

Safeguarding Training

This year's safeguarding training courses

To adapt with the changing government guidance and to facilitate learning whilst transitioning into reopening and meeting physically in large groups, the physical training modules have been adapted into a virtual format held via Zoom.

The following dates are available for the FOUNDATION module:

  • 8th February 2022 6.30pm
  • Wednesday 2nd March 11AM
  • Tuesday 24th May 7PM 
  • Monday 13th June 7PM

(This training will last for approximately 2 hours long).

 The roles mandated to attend this training are:

Managers of Synod Safeguarding Officers / Advisors, Church Safeguarding Coordinators, Deputy Church Safeguarding Coordinator, Members of the Safeguarding Advisory Group (or its successor), Synod Safeguarding Committees and Reference Groups, Active Ministers and CRCWs (including retired ministers who meet the requirements of active ministry), Synod Moderators, Youth and Children Workers including volunteer leaders, Youth and Children’s Workers (volunteer helpers), Adult Workers including volunteer leaders, Adult Workers (volunteer helpers), Managers of Children, Youth and Adults Workers

Pastoral Workers / Visitors, Synod Clerks, Section O Investigation, Commission and Appeal Panel Members, Worship Leaders and Assembly Accredited Lay Preachers, URC Trustees and Synod Trustees

Elders as local church trustees.

The following dates are available for the INTERMEDIATE module:

  • 27th January 2022 12pm
  • 17th February 2022 6pm
  •  Monday 7th March 7PM
  • Thursday 26th May 6.30PM
  • Tuesday 14th June 12PM

(This training will last for approximately 2.5 hours long).

Synod Safeguarding Officers / Advisors, Church Safeguarding Coordinators, Deputy Church Safeguarding Coordinator, Active Ministers and CRCWs (including retired ministers who meet the requirements of active ministry), Synod Moderators, Youth and Children Workers including volunteer leaders, Youth and Children’s Workers (volunteer helpers), Adult Workers including volunteer leaders, Adult Workers (volunteer helpers), Pastoral Workers / Visitors, Worship Leaders and Assembly Accredited Lay Preachers.

 *Please note that you will be required to enrol and attend the Foundation training before being enrolled on to the Intermediate training, despite any previous workplace training or expertise.

 To be added to the waiting list for the next batch of trainings or to sign up to the Safeguarding Newsletter, please email your name, church to safeguarding@urcthamesnorth.org.uk

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