Promoting a Safer Church – SAFEGUARDING


To raise a Safeguarding concern contact DIOCESAN SAFEGUARDING ADVISER DONNA BERNARD-CARLIN: Tel 07803 431068

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