Safeguarding

DIOCESE OF CANTERBURY
Parish Safeguarding Policy Statement

IF YOU THINK SOMEONE IS IN IMMEDIATE DANGER 

DO NOT HESITATE -  DIAL 999

 

IF YOU ARE DEAF, HARD OF HEARING OR HAVE A SPEECH

IMPEDIMENT 

 

TEXT PHONE IS AVAILABLE ON 18000

 

Parish of  St Augustine Brookland and St Thomas Fairfield

 

 

This parochial church council has adopted the safeguarding policies and procedures of the Church of England, in particular we are committed to:

• the safeguarding of all children, young people and vulnerable adults

• carefully selecting and training paid and voluntary staff who might come into contact with children or vulnerable adults, using the Disclosure and Barring Service amongst other tools, to check their suitability

• responding without delay to every complaint made which suggests that an adult, child or young person may have been harmed

• cooperating fully with the police, local authority and any other statutory body in any investigation

• ministering appropriately to anyone, child or adult, who has experienced abuse

• extending pastoral care to those known to have offended against children or vulnerable adults whilst ensuring that children and vulnerable adults are protected from them

We have appointed           

   

Maxine Mills       Tel 07940 329614   as the Parish Child Safeguarding Coordinator 

 

 

Christine Descher   Tel  07920 484637   as the Parish Adult Safeguarding Coordinator


Approved by the Parochial Church Council on  10TH April 2019

PCC Chair Reverend Christopher Maclean 01797 320345

Local Clergy; Reverend Shuna Body 01797 344243

PCC Secretary  Richard Sullivan 07711   762055

Church Wardens Christine Descher  07920 484637    Maureen Akers 07853 364 702

Canterbury Diocese Safeguarding Link

                                   Other important Contacts

 

Any child wishing to talk about a problem can contact Childline on 0800 111
Any parent or carer wishing to talk about parenting problems can contact Family Lives on 0808 800 2222

 

During the day and in office hours KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

        Concerned about an adult?

   

  • Concerned about a child?
  •  
  • Call 03000 41 11 11 (text relay 18001 03000 41 11 11) or email social.services@kent.gov.uk

    Out of hours and in an emergency

    If you need to contact us outside of normal office hours,  call 03000 41 91 91.

If you think someone is in immediate danger, the best thing to do is call 999 for the emergency services


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