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

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