“The care and protection of children, young people, and vulnerable adults involved in Church activities is the responsibility of the whole Church.
Everyone who participates in the life of the Church has a role to play in promoting a Safer Church for all.”
This is the from the introduction of Promoting a Safer Church, the Church of England’s safeguarding policy statement, which can be found here.
St. Michaels’ Policy documents can be found here:
Policy: Safeguarding Children.
Policy: Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults.
Policy: Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.
Policy: Responding Well to Domestic Abuse.
Please see St Michael’s response to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse (IICSA) report here.
The Parish Safeguarding Officer, Nikki Spencer, can be contacted on 01707 695019.
The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Jez Hirst, can be contacted on tel: 01727 818107 or mobile: 07867 350886.