All Saints Highertown

Safeguarding

We take seriously the safety and wellbeing of all volunteers, employees, guests and visitors to the church. The following policies express our commitment to this and our task in reflecting the promise of life that Jesus offered in his ministry. Each policy is reviewed annually by the Parochial Church Council.

 

   

 

 

Who to talk to

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.

We pay particular attention to the care of vulnerable adults and children. If for any reason you have cause for concern over the care and welcome we are providing, please do not hesitate to contact the following:

Irene Mortimore

Parish Safeguarding Officer

Jeremy Putnam

Parish Priest

Sarah Acraman

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor

Out of hours

Please phone 01208 251300 for an urgent safeguarding response from Social Care, or if you believe somebody is at immediate risk of harm please phone the police on 999.

For further support and advice you may wish to contact one of the following services:

  • Local Authority Children’s Social Care: 0300 123 1116
  • Local Authority Adult’s Social Care: 0300 1234131

Policies