Promoting a Safer Church – SAFEGUARDING

Julian Hodgson has joined the team based at Jubilee House on a full-time basis as Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser (DSA).

All safeguarding concerns should continue be directed to the Diocesan Safeguarding team on telephone 01636 817200 during working hours.  For non-urgent advice and queries including DBS advice, please email the safeguarding team at

The Safeguarding Team 
Policy Practice and Guidance
Safer Recruitment and DBS
Useful templates and forms
Useful contacts and additional information


For advice when a Safeguarding Adviser is unavailable please contact:

Thirtyone:eight~  Tel: 0303 003 1111 Option 1

If you have an immediate safeguarding concern please contact 999  – Police

For Nottinghamshire MASH
Concerns relating to a Child or Vulnerable Adult – 0300 500 8090

For Nottingham City
Concerns relating to Children– Child and Families direct – 0115 876 4800
Concerns relating to a Vulnerable Adult – 0300 131 0300
Out of hours duty team – 0300 456 4546

For Bawtry
Concerns relating to Children – 01302 737 777
Concerns relating to Vulnerable Adult -01302 737063 (Out of hours: 01302 796 000)


The Church of England is committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of everyone within our community.

The Church of England will:

  • Promote a safer environment and culture
  • Safely recruit and support all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults within the Church
  • Respond promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
  • Care pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse and other affected persons
  • Care pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns or allegations of abuse and other affected persons
  • Respond to those that may pose a present risk to others

Diocesan Safeguarding Policy Statement

Safeguarding Audit 2016 (SCIE)

Safeguarding action plan in response to SCIE audit