Audit

Has the audit response been received?

Does this group conduct activities with children?

Has this group adopted Safe Ministry with Children policy and provided evidence through a copy of the minute to confirm same?

Date policy was adopted.

Has the policy been adopted since the 9th October 2017?

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When considering this question the minute must show adoption of Safe Ministry with Children Policy. If this is not the case OR a different policy has been adopted, the answer to this question will be no. Please explain the reason in comments.

Has this group resolved not to conduct activities with children and provided evidence by a copy of the minute to support this resolution?

Was a register of workers supplied by this group?

Has this group adopted Safe Ministry with Children policy and provided evidence through a copy of the minute to confirm same?

Date policy was adopted.

Has the policy been adopted since the 9th October 2017?

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When considering this question the minute must show adoption of Safe Ministry with Children Policy. If this is not the case OR a different policy has been adopted, the answer to this question will be no. Please explain the reason in comments.

Has this group provided their register of workers?

Does the register demonstrate that there has been a determination of whether a blue card is required for the role.

How many people appear on the register?

How many people appearing on the register require a Blue Card for their role?

Does the Register of workers demonstrate evidence that the group conducts blue card validity checks (positive notice letters).

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The Register of Workers includes a section titled: Blue Card Application Process. In this section look for:
a. Date application sent OR authorisation to confirm valid BC sent to BC Services
b. Positive Notice letter from BC Services (date sent or yes/no)
c. Blue Card Status - valid

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See Register of workers Template
https://ucaqld.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/register-of-workers_form_form.pdf

Does the Register of Workers fail to demonstrate that all Blue Cards for people working with children have been linked to this Organisation?

How many people are working with children without a linked Blue Card?

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See Register of Workers, section titled: Blue Card Application Process. Look for:
a. Date application sent OR authorisation to confirm valid BC sent to BC Services
Positive Notice letter from BC Services (date sent or yes/no)

Does the Register of Workers provide evidence that they conduct pre appointment screening of new workers, other than blue card screening?

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See Register of Workers, section titled: Pre-Engagement Screening. Look for:
Date of Interview / Referee Checks (other than Blue Card)

Does the register demonstrate that attendance at Safe Ministry with Children training is being recorded?

Based on the register, have all people working with children attended training since 9/10/2016?

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See Register of workers, sections titled: ‘is a blue card required for this role’ and ‘Training & Licences (e.g. Safe Ministry with Children / First Aid / Designated Driver)’. Note if any individual listed as working with children has outdated or no record of training.

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See Register of workers, section titled: Training & Licences (e.g. Safe Ministry with Children / First Aid / Designated Driver) focus on the training section of this to find the answer.

Does the Register of workers fail to demonstrate that all people working with children in the absence of current Safe Ministry with Children training?

How many workers are working without current training?

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See Register of workers, sections titled: ‘is a blue card required for this role’ and ‘Training & Licences (e.g. Safe Ministry with Children / First Aid / Designated Driver)’. Note if any individual listed as working with children has outdated or no record of training.

Does this group conduct a regulated business (day care, OSHS etc.)?

Has the regulated business submitted their Child and Youth Risk Management Strategy and Blue Card Register as requested?

Regardless as to whether a submission has been received from this regulated business, a separate audit report is required.

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To find this information refer to the Presbytery Summary Sheet or file provided.

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