Gov.uk provides a sample policy for employers on the handling of criminal record check data and certificates, obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Gov.uk provides a sample policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders, suitable for organisations who wish to use the Update Service to make criminal record (DBS) status checks for staff and volunteers.
Bradford Council for Voluntary Services has a model vulnerable adults policy available from its website.
Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service has a template vulnerable adults policy available from its website for organisations to use as part of their policies and procedures.
Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service has a template child protection policy available from its website for organisations to use as part of their policies and procedures.
Adur Voluntary Action has published its vulnerable adults policy on its website which is available to download in PDF format.
NAVCA has a copy of its safeguarding vulnerable adults policy available to download from its website.
NAVCA has a copy of its child protection policy available to download from its website.
The Charity Commission has some straightforward guidance on what you should include in a safeguarding policy.
Safe Network provides a step by step guide to writing a safeguarding policy, including a sample policy statement and sample safeguarding policy among the guidance.