SAFEGUARDING

Policy on Safeguarding - Children and Young People in the Church

1. It is the responsibility of all church members to do their best to prevent the physical, sexual, emotional or spiritual abuse of children and young people, and to report abuse that is alleged or suspected.

2. This church will observe Church of England guidelines with regard to Children and Young People. It will support and resource workers who are appointed by the PCC, and provide for them supervision as a way of maintaining good practice.

3. Workers will be expected to undertake the Child Protection Training that is offered by the Diocese and they may be required to obtain a DBS disclosure and complete a Confidential Declaration before commencing their work.

4. Responsibility for the appointment of workers shall rest with the PCC.

The Named Persons appointed by the PCC’s to oversee the implementation of this policy and to represent the concerns and views of children and young people are listed below:

The following link takes you to the Diocesan website with further contact details for any safeguarding matter: 

https://www.dioceseofnorwich.org/training/safeguarding

Policy on Safeguarding - Vulnerable Adults in the Church

1. We recognise that everyone has different levels of vulnerability and that each of us may be regarded as vulnerable at some time in our lives. It is the responsibility of all church members to do their best to prevent the physical, sexual, emotional or spiritual abuse or neglect of adults who are vulnerable, and to report abuse that is alleged or suspected.

2. This church will observe Church of England guidelines with regard to Vulnerable Adults. It will support and resource workers who are appointed by the PCC, and provide for them supervision as a way of maintaining good practice.

3. Workers will be expected to undertake the Safeguarding Training that is offered by the Diocese and they may be required to obtain a DBS disclosure and complete a Confidential Declaration before commencing their work.

4. Responsibility for the appointment of workers shall rest with the PCC.

The Named Persons appointed by the PCC’s to oversee the implementation of this policy and to represent the concerns and views of children and young people are listed below:

The following link takes you to the Diocesan website with further contact details for any safeguarding matter:  

https://www.dioceseofnorwich.org/training/safeguarding

If you have any concerns about safeguarding issues in the parishes of the Dereham and District Team Ministry please contact  the appropriate Safeguarding Officer .

 

Dereham                                    Ruth Hodson 07792607409            StNicholasDerehamSafeguarding@gmail.com

 

Swanton Morley                       Daphne Palmer  Tel: 01362637705      gpalmer217@btinternet.com

 

Hoe                                         Daphne Palmer Tel: 01362637705       gpalmer217@btinternet.com

 

Bilney and Beetley                    Patricia Jeffery Tel:01362860316         patricia.jeffery@btinternet.com

                                               Jo Thompson Tel:01362829305           jthompson647@btinternet.com

Scarning                                Patricia   Foreman Tel: 01362 687082    fforeman4@sky.com

 

Shipdham                             Helen Jeckells  Tel: 01362 820509             helenjeckells@sky.com

 

Bradenham                          Helen Jeckells  Tel: 01362 820509         helenjeckells@sky.com


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