Southwark is committed to providing a clear framework and guidance for many aspects of its work and ministry. 

The Archdiocese is pleased to provide links to a number of important policies and documents below.


Complaints Policy and Procedure

The Archdiocese of Southwark views complaints as an opportunity to put things right for the person who has made the complaint, as well as a chance to learn and improve for the future.  Specific policies apply to certain aspects of our organisation, including Safeguarding and Fundraising.  Please contact these teams for further details.

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Data Protection Policy

In addition to providing information about the Data Controller and our Data Protection Officer, the Data Protection Policy explains the purposes for which personal data are collected and used, how the data are used and disclosed, how long it is kept, and the controller's legal basis for processing.

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Environmental Policy

The Archdiocese of Southwark, including its departments and parishes, is committed to caring for our Common Home. This policy outlines its commitment to environmental responsibility, sustainability and awareness.

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Equality and Diversity

This policy is currently under review

 

Gender Pay Gap Report

Diocesan Gender Pay Gap Report for 2021

 

Health and Safety Policy

This Health and Safety Policy outlines the principles and arrangements by which the Archdiocese base both their commitment to Health and Safety and their compliance with legislation. The Archdiocese is committed to seeking to ensure the development of positive safety culture by integrating awareness of health and safety requirements into everyday work and faith activities, and management systems.

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Safeguarding Policy

Our diocesan Safeguarding Policy has recently been approved by the Trustees of the Archdiocese of Southwark. 

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Privacy Notice

When you provide us with Personal Data in order to engage with us and/or benefit from our activities, we will keep a record of the data you give to us in order to enable us to comply with our statutory obligations and to achieve our charitable objects of advancing and maintaining the Roman Catholic religion through the operation of our parishes and other activities.

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Clergy and Staff

Key documents and internal policies can be found on the Resource Centre.  Please note you will need to login to your account:  https://inside.rcaos.org.uk/

If you wish to set up an account please contact resourcecentre@rcaos.org.uk