Church of England Diocese of Oxford Basildon

Safeguarding

Promoting a Safer Church

The care and protection of children, young people and adults involved Church activities is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of the church.

Our commitments

- 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 those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse and other affected persons

- Responding to those that may pose a present risk.

If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from a Safeguarding Adviser or if necessary report the matter to the Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police without delay.

Local Contacts:

Alison Laing, Parish Safeguarding Officer

07702 702554 [email protected]

Stuart Nimmo, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

01665 208290 [email protected]