Safeguarding Policy policy was adopted by the PCC on the 4 September 2020. A full copy is displayed in Church.
It follows and is consistent with the Church of England House of Bishops' "Protecting All God's Children" 4th edition 2010, "Promoting a Safe Church" 2006 and Safer Recruitment Policy 2013 (Church of England and Methodist Church)
Each person who works with children and vulnerable adults will agree to abide by this policy.
It will be reviewed annually, accepted and written in the minutes of the PCC.
The Parochial Church Council (PCC) takes seriously its responsibility to protect and safeguard the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
This Policy and Procedure applies to all who have received the Bishop's Licence or Permission to work and all others who work with children and young people and vulnerable adults in our Parish/LEP/Benefice.
The term 'Parish' is used to denote the PCC and Incumbent who are together responsible for ensuring that safeguarding policies and procedures are implemented.
The PCC will:
Who to Contact if there is worry about a child or adult
For advice on all safeguarding issues including allegations or suspicions of abuse contact:
Beverley Huff DIOCESAN SAFEGUARDING OFFICER 01733 887040
Parish Safeguarding Officer: Helen Lines 01933 315864
A copy of the full safeguarding policy is displayed in Church