Here’s the process

There are two things that you need to do to be legally able to work in the church.

  • Obtain your clearance number from the government.
  • Register with the church and have your clearance verified.

Obtaining your clearance number

  1. Fill out an online application form.
  2. Take the application number that you are given to Service NSW with your photo (and other) ID to prove your identity.
  3. Wait with eager expectancy for your clearance email to arrive in your inbox.

Registering with the church

  1. Fill out an online form! Here’s the Registration form.
  2. Forward your clearance email to this email address:

That’s the process completed. Both you and St James will receive notification from Presbyterian head office when your clearance has been verified.
However, don’t forget about the possible need to also do the “Breaking the Silence” training.