Safeguarding

Please click on these links to view two important documents issued by the Church of England:


The Code of Safer Working Practice

The Code of Safer Working Practice expresses our commitment to demonstrating God’s love by placing the highest priority on the safety of those to whom we minister. It sets out what we expect from anyone who ministers in our church, in both paid or voluntary roles, and is one of the ways we ensure high standards of safeguarding in all we do.

The Code For Safer Working Practice


Advice for using video conferencing for youth work during Covid-19

This advice note is for churches seeking to continue their work amongst young people during Covid-19 via the use of video calling. Whilst this is an exciting opportunity that would not have been available ten years ago, there are potential safeguarding challenges that must be manage

Advice for using video conferencing for youth work during Covid-19


ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST SANDIWAY


Safeguarding statement and contact details

At St John’s we take our duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously.

We have adopted the national Church of England’s robust procedures and guidelines. You can find out more at: www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding


Or contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Officer, Margaret Denton (01606 883 976) or Mandy Shaw our Assistant Safeguarding Officer (01606 882 312).

Or contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Officer, Pauline Butterfield, 01928 718 834 ext 221 or 0303 003 1111 or email

Pauline.butterfiedl@chester.anglican.org


If a child or adult is at immediate risk contact Cheshire Police: 0845 458 0000 (or 999), the local Safeguarding Children’s Board: 0300 123 7047 or Adult Social Care: 0300 123 7034. The Emergency Duty Team for concerns about children or adults out of normal working hours can be contacted can be contacted on 01244 977 277.


The Parish of St John the Evangelist Sandiway

SAFEGUARDING POLICY

PROMOTING A SAFER CHURCH

Please click on the link to view this policy:


Safeguarding Policy - Promoting a safer church