Safeguarding 

Promoting a Safer Church

 

Our safeguarding policy on Children, Young people and the Church

This statement will be read annually at the church meeting held in the month of April, where progress in carrying it out will be monitored.

  1. As members of this church, we commit ourselves to the nurturing, protection and safekeeping of all,

            especially children and young people.

  1. It is the responsibility of each one of us to prevent all forms of abuse of children and young

            people, and to report any abuse discovered or suspected.

  1. We recognise that our work with children and young people is the responsibility of the whole church.

 

       4.  We undertake to exercise proper care in the selection and appointment of those working with
            children and young people, whether paid or volunteer.  

 

       5.  The church is committed to supporting, resourcing and training those who work with children and

            young people, and to providing supervision.
 
       6.    The church is committed to following current legislation and government guidance and adopts the
             guidelines and procedures published by the Baptist Union of Great Britain in its publication Safe to
             Grow (revised edition).
 
       7.   Each worker with children and young people must know the recommendations, and undertake to
             observe them. Each shall be given a copy of the church’s agreed procedures and Good Practice
             guidelines.
 
As part of our commitment to children and young people, the church has appointed Emma Smith & Ramona Chenery be their Designated Safeguarding Persons.
Their role will be regularly explained to children and their names and phone numbers publicly displayed.
Their contact details are Emma Smith (01953 529232 / 07711 949983) Ramona Chenery (07525436028)
 
Ramona Chenery is our Safeguarding Trustee.
Tracy Kenny is Appointed Safeguarding Administrator: 07969 000886
Gill Price is our DBS verifier: 07796274037 


 

Protection of adults at risk policy 



This statement will be read annually at the church meeting held in the month of April, where progress in carrying it out will be monitored. 
 
1.     As members of this church we commit ourselves to the safeguarding of adults at risk and ensuring their well-being in the life of this church. 
 
2.     It is the responsibility of each of us to prevent the physical, emotional, sexual, financial and spiritual abuse of adults at risk and to report any such abuse that we discover or suspect. 
 
3.     We are dedicated in the pastoral care and support of those who have experienced abuse. 
 
4.     We undertake to exercise proper care in the appointment and selection of those who will work with adults at risk.
 
5.     The church is committed to supporting, resourcing and training those who undertake this work. 
 
6.     The church adopts the guidelines of the Baptist Union of Great Britain published in Safe To Belong 2015. 
 
7.     Each person who works with adults at risk will agree to abide by these recommendations and the guidelines established by this church. 
 
Emma Smith & Ramona Chenery are the Designated Persons for Safeguarding and are responsible for representing the concerns and views of adults at risk at our meetings and to outside bodies. They are also the people to contact with any concerns or questions regarding protecting adults at risk. 

Their contact details are Emma Smith (01953 529232 / 07711 949983) Ramona Chenery (07525436028) 
 
Ramona Chenery is our Safeguarding Trustee 
 
Tracy Kenny is appointed Safeguarding administrator: 07969 000886
 
Gill Price is our DBS verifier: 077962744037
 

 

 

 

 

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