1. Safeguarding Policy

Safeguarding within the Braydon Brook Benefice

In developing this policy the churches in the Braydon Brook Benefice commits to following the safeguarding policies of the Church of England, safeguarding policy and guidance as issued by the Diocese of Bristol and commits to working within legislation and statutory guidance as related to the Safeguarding of Children, Young People and Adults. The Braydon Brook Safeguarding policy can be found below.

​The Safeguarding Officers in the Parishes are:
Ashley – Lyn White
Charlton – Amanda Fisk
Crudwell – Richenda Milton-Daws
Hankerton – Parish Office
Minety – Karen Poon
Oaksey – Nick Mangnall
To be put in contact with the right person please call 01666 825019.

The Safeguarding documents can be found on the Diocese of Bristol Website here:
Diocese of Bristol | Safeguarding information (anglican.org) look under National policies and procedures.
Diocese of Bristol:
· Safeguarding Policy, 2016
· Allegations Management Procedure, 2016
· Ministering to those who may present a risk, 2016
· Safer Recruitment Guidance and Toolkit, 2017

​Our Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
If you need to obtain advice out of hours and it is not a matter that you need to discuss with the police our partner organisation, ‘thirtyone:eight‘ who provide a Helpline 0303 003 11 11 (tell them that you are calling from Bristol Diocese).

If your case is urgent and you cannot reach the local contacts, the Diocesan Safeguarding Officer is Adam Bond (based in Bristol) who can be contacted on 07512 145236, or by email: [email protected]. He is responsible for ensuring any safeguarding allegations are responded to appropriately and is independent of the parishes.

In an emergency, when somebody’s life and well-being is at risk, please call the Police on 999
For further information please contact the Admin office on 01666 825019. 

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