· Safeguarding Commitment Statement: Use the following link to view the Safeguarding Commitment statement – Commitment Statement – Safeguarding Office (perthcatholic.org.au)
· Safeguarding Induction: We invite ALL Church Workers (volunteers to paid) to attend an online ZOOM safeguarding induction with the limit of 25 people per session. This session will cover the Safeguarding Policies and Procedures. To register please visit: www.safeguarding.perthcatholic.org.au or phone 9221 7762. There are 4 sessions available until June 2022:
o Tuesday, 17 May 2022 – 1 pm
o Friday 03 June 2022 – 10 am
o Tuesday, 14 June 2022 – 7 pm
o Thursday, 30 June 2022 – 1 pm
· Safeguarding Induction for all Church Workers: The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference have broadened safeguarding to include adults at risk. ALL church workers (volunteers or paid) are to attend a 2-hour safeguarding induction. A church worker is anyone in the parish in any role – paid or voluntary.
This induction provides an overview of the Safeguarding Policies and Procedures, the role of the Parish Safeguarding Officer and the importance of Safeguarding within the parish.