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Ministry Requirements by Ministry Area - ABC Ministry Application Requirements

Ministry Application -  Full Package Download

Individual Forms -

 Any questions regarding a Ministry Application can be emailed to the Safe Church Administrator (safechurchadmin@albanybaptist.com.au) or calling the Church Office. 

The following worksheets relate to use of personal vehicles for ABC activities -

Activity Planning

Template that assists with considerations related to planning activities.

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Activity Risk Assessment Template

Used to assist in assessing risks involved in running an activity in relation to all concerned both in the physical and emotional areas.

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Ministry Planning

Ministry Development - Template to assist with developing new ministries

Leadership Planning - Template to assist with selection and recruitment of leaders

Accident, Damage or Breach Report - Download

(The form should be completed by the person/s who observed or were involved.)

Use this form for reporting -

  1. Accident causing personal injury
  2. Property Damage


    The Ministry Leader or Pastor should be advised (directly in the case of a serious incident). Reports are to be submitted at the Church Office as soon as possible. 

  3. Breach of the Code of Good Leadership Practices
  4. General complaint


    Reports are to be submitted to the Church Office as soon as possible in an envelope marked CONFIDENTIAL, addressed to the ABC SCRO. (In serious cases contact the SCRO immediately, with the report following). The ABC SCRO is the Senior Pastor, if away, the Associate Pastor.

Anecdotal Concern Report - Download

To be completed by a leader who wishes to report concerns about another person,

  1. either relating to the code of conduct; or
  2. concerning behaviour either in a leader or program participant.
  3. this includes raising concerns of abuse.

The completed form should be given to the team leader, who will pass the information onto the Safe Church Reporting Officer.

Risk of Harm Report - Download

To be completed by the person who hears a disclosure or wishes to report a child or young person at risk of harm. The completed form should be given only to the Safe Church Response Officer. Information will be used for reporting to the appropriate authorities, including the Department of Child Protection.

 

"A Critical Incident is an event or set of circumstances that have the potential to result in physical or psychological outcomes ranging from mild trauma to a fatality for one or more people."

Critical Incident Response Plan Overview ABC

This form provides an outline for preparing an incident response plan in the case of a Crictical Incident.

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Critical Incident Response Team

Used to formalise those responsible to respond to a critical incident.

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Safe Environment Auditing

Checklist for auditing ABC activities for safety and risk control. Used by Church Safety Officer.

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Hazard Identification & Control Measures Form

Where risk assessment considers things that might be a risk or go wrong during a ministry activity, hazard identification and control measures relate to actual hazards that are present prior to the commencement of a ministry activity.

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Accidents and Medical Incidents, Damage, Code Breach and Complaints. - Download

(The form should be completed by the person/s who observed or were involved.)

Use this form for reporting -

  1. Accident causing personal injury
  2. Property Damage


    The Ministry Leader or Pastor should be advised (directly in the case of a serious incident). Reports are to be submitted at the Church Office as soon as possible. 

  3. Breach of the Code of Good Leadership Practices
  4. General complaint


    Reports are to be submitted to the Church Office as soon as possible in an envelope marked CONFIDENTIAL, addressed to the ABC SCRO. (In serious cases contact the SCRO immediately, with the report following). The ABC SCRO is the Senior Pastor, if away, the Associate Pastor.

If your wish to suggest a modification to an ABC Safe Church policy, procedure, or form please email Safe Church Admin with your suggestion.