Promoting a safer church
House of Bishops safeguarding Policy for children young people and adults'
The care and protection of Children, young people and adults involved in church activitis is the responsibility everyone who participates in the life of the church
If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from a Safeguarding Adviser or if necessary report the matter to the Local Authority Social Care Service or the police without delay.
Local contacts available to speak to if you have any concerns:
Rev. Sue Leathley, (Parish priest) Tel. 01638 711930 E.Mail. firstname.lastname@example.org
Bill Butcher (Safeguarding officer) Tel. 07765172567 Email. William.email@example.com
If there is immediate risk or danger please contact the police via 999 in an emergency or 101.
Promoting a safer environment and culture
Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults
Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse or other affected persons
Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse and other affected persons
Responding to those that may pose a present risk.