• St Andrew’s is committed to safeguarding all those who attend the worship and other activities that we offer.
• St Andrew’s accepts the prime duty of care for children and vulnerable adults.
• St Andrew’s follows recommended safeguarding practice in recruiting, training and supporting our ordained and lay ministers, our employees and our volunteers.
• St Andrew’s follows the advice, guidance, policy and practice of the Church of England in promoting a Safer Church.
St Andrew’s Chesterton Safeguarding Policy May 2017
Church of England Safeguarding Overview
Promoting a Safer Church. House of Bishops Policy Statement 2017
Protecting All God’s Children safeguarding policy for children and young people 4th edition 2010
Promoting a Safe Church safeguarding policy for adults 2006
St Andrew’s have adopted the following Church of England Policy Documents which are all accessible on the Church of England Safeguarding Pages. www.churchofengland.org/more/safeguarding
The Designated Parish Safeguarding Officer is Linda Stollwerck Boulton
She can be contacted on 01223 306150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Designated Safeguarding Person at St Andrew’s is:
Revd Canon Nick Moir 01223 303469 email: email@example.com
The Diocese of Ely Safeguarding Advisor is Rebecca Boswell. She can be contacted on 01353 652731 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ely Diocese Safeguarding information can be found here.
If you need independent advice or support, the following links may be helpful:
Women’s Aid and Refuge National Helpline (24 hr)
Stop it now! Confidential advice
Police Child Abuse investigation Unit: Telephone 101
Click here for Safeguarding Training