Church of England Diocese of Blackburn St. Cuthbert Burnley

Safeguarding-Promoting a safer church

St Cuthbert is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. The Parochial Church Council has adopted the Church of England Safeguarding Policy and is committed to:


• Promoting a safer environment and culture

• Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults 

• Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation

• Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse or other affected persons 

• Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse and other affected persons 

• Responding to those that may pose a present risk

Parish Safeguarding Officer: Mrs. Janet Gilbert 

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor: Sharon Hassall. 07711 485170. [email protected]