Safeguarding

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If you wish to talk to someone about safeguarding issues at this church please contact in confidence either -

Revd Ginni Dear - 01462 237032‬

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or our Safeguarding officer

Jenny Sheach - 07808 361928‬

jams.sheach@virginmedia.com

Please also see the poster below which gives details of the Diocesan contacts. 

 

Policy for Safeguarding Children 2019

           Parish of St Ippolyts in the Church of England Diocese of St Albans 

This Policy was agreed at the Parochial Church Council Meeting held on 14th May 2019 

  • We are committed to implementing a safeguarding children policy and accepting the Church of England Policy Protecting All God’s Children (4thedition 2010) and to be responsive to local parish requirements. 
  • We will review and endorse the safeguarding policies annually so that all members are aware of their responsibilities. 
  • The highest standards will be maintained in all the Church’s contacts with children and young people and adult volunteers will be given appropriate support and opportunities for training.  
  • We will respond without delay to every complaint made that a child or young person for whom we are responsible may have been harmed.    
  • This Parish will co‐operate fully with the statutory agencies in every situation and will not conduct its own investigations. 
  • We will seek to offer informed pastoral care to any child, young person or adult who has suffered abuse. 
  • We will care for and supervise any member of our church community known to have offended against a child. 
  • The PCC acknowledges its responsibility for all work with children and young people done in the name of the Church and requires all those engaged in such work to be properly appointed and supported in accordance with the Church of England Practice Guidance: Safer Recruitment  (July 2016). 

 We have appointed as our Parish Safeguarding Officer :   Jenny Sheach

 Tel.    07808 361928                      Email.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

Policy for Safeguarding Adults when they are vulnerable, 2019

Parish of St Ippolyts in the Church of England Diocese of St Albans

This Policy was agreed at the Parochial Church Council Meeting held on 14thMay 2019

  • We recognise that everyone has different levels of vulnerability and that all adults should be offered respect and given inclusion and empowerment within the Church. 
  • We are committed to implementing a safeguarding policy for adults when they are vulnerable accepting the Church of England Policy on Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults 

(Promoting a Safe Church 2006)   and be responsive to local parish requirements. 

  • We will review and endorse all safeguarding policies annually so that all members are aware of their responsibilities. 
  • We will carefully select those working with vulnerable groups and these workers will be given appropriate support and opportunities for training.  
  • We will respond without delay to every complaint made that a vulnerable adult for whom we are responsible may have been harmed.    
  • This Parish will co‐operate fully with the statutory agencies in every situation and will not conduct its own investigations. 
  • We will seek to offer informed pastoral care to any adult who has suffered abuse. 
  • We will care for and supervise any member of our church community known to have offended in a manner, which could affect adults who are vulnerable. 
  • The PCC acknowledges its responsibility for all work with vulnerable people done in the name of the Church and requires all those engaged in such work to be properly appointed and supported in accordance with the Church of England Practice Guidance: Safer Recruitment (July 2016). 

 We have appointed as our Parish Safeguarding Officer :   Jenny Sheach

Tel.  07808 361928               Email.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

 190625 Promoting a Safer Church poster