Safeguarding

Policy on Safeguarding

Children and Young People in the Church

  1. It is the responsibility of all church members to do their best to prevent the physical, sexual, emotional or spiritual abuse of children and young people, and to report abuse that is alleged or suspected.

  2. This church will observe Church of England guidelines with regard to Children and Young People. It will support and resource workers who are appointed by the PCC, and provide for them supervision as a way of maintaining good practice.

  3. Workers will be expected to undertake the Child Protection Training that is offered by the Diocese and they may be required to obtain a DBS disclosure and complete a Confidential Declaration before commencing their work.

  4. Responsibility for the appointment of workers shall rest with the PCC.


 

The Named Person appointed by the PCCs to oversee the implementation of this policy and to represent the concerns and views of children and young people is

The Rev’d David Owen

Tel: 01508 522 993

david.chetvalley@gmail.com


 

Norwich Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser:

Sue Brice

Tel: 079583770079

sue.brice@dioceseofnorwich.org