Department for Safeguarding

Safer Recruitment & PSR Resources

Safeguarding Flowchart for PSR's (updated December 2022)

If you are unsure about any of the paperwork or process, download the DBS Flowchart for PSRs. You can also call us with any queries, tel: 0191 243 3305 or email:

You can also download the full list of Role Codes you see on your update spreadsheets, what they mean and whether a DBS is required.

The following resources have been provided to help PSRs undertake DBS checks. These are based on official CSSA documentation, although in some cases have been branded for Diocesan use. Unbranded documentation is available through the CSSA website. Please be aware that documentation may be updated periodically and this will be regularly reviewed.

New Volunteers

DBS Assessment Packs and OUS Renewal

Data Retention