Church of England Diocese of Coventry Honiley & Wroxall

SAFEGUARDING

SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT

St John the Baptist Church Honiley PCC has adopted the House of Bishops “Promoting a Safer Church: Safeguarding Policy Statement” which can be found at www.churchofengland.org/more/safeguarding

We are committed to:

Promoting a safer environment and culture;

Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children, young people and vulnerable adults within the Church;

Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation;

Caring for victims/survivors of abuse and other affected persons;

Caring for those who are the subject of concerns or allegations of abuse of other affected persons;

Responding to those that may pose a present risk to others.

IF YOU HAVE ANY SAFEGUARDING CONCERNS PLEASE CONTACT……..

OUR PARISH SAFEGUARDING OFFICER DONNA BOTHAMLEY (07870516723 or email [email protected]) or

THE DIOCESAN SAFEGUADING ADVISOR CAROLE CLARKE on 02476 521345 (24 hours) [email protected])

HELPLINES

NSPCC child protection helpline: 0808 800 5000 www.nspcc.org.uk

Stop it now: 0808 1000 900 www.stopitnow.org.uk

Childline:0800 1111 www.childline.org.uk

Local Authority Social Care Services 01926 410410

Local Authority Services (vulnerable adults) 01926 412080