The Parish of St James, Berwick St James, is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs.
Who to contact if you have a Safeguarding concern:
Rev'd Jonathan Plows: Rector of the nine churches of the Benefice - [email protected] or 01722 790616
Mrs Heather Bland*: Salisbury Diocese Safeguarding Adviser (Wiltshire & Dorset) - [email protected] 01722 411922 or 07500 411922
*Heather works at Church House, Salisbury 9am to 5pm Mondays to Wednesdays and 9am to 1pm on Thursdays. Heather is available Monday to Thursday 8am to 9pm for urgent safeguarding discussions via 07500 664800.
<span style="font-size: 1rem;">The Diocese of Salisbury’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm, please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.</span>
Please visit our website twovalleys.org for all information about our Parish and its Church of St James.