Example Safer Recruitment Policy

A key part of keeping people and property safe in faith centres is safer recruitment.

If you recruit staff or volunteers, you should have a safer recruitment policy.

This basic safer recruitment example policy details some basic checks you can make to help ensure staff or volunteers are suitable to work with children and/or adults at risk.

For more information on how to recruit people safely to work with children:


Safer recruitment is just one part of safeguarding.  See our safeguarding page for more information.

Important: this example policy is provided as a template only. It should be updated/amended as necessary in line with the circumstances of your organisation, including any relevant specific legal/best practice requirements. It is provided as a Word document for this purpose.