Safeguarding our Children
and Vulnerable Adults
The Benefice takes its safeguarding seriously. The Benefice, like Diocese of Portsmouth follows the national legal and procedural framework for safeguarding children and adults who may be at risk of harm, together with the national Church of England policy Protecting All God’s Children 2010 and for adults, Promoting a Safe Church 2006.
The Benefice’s Parish Policies and Procedures follow those set down by the Diocese of Portsmouth.
Our Safeguarding Statement, Policy and Training Policy, with our Health and Safety Policy can be found here
Safeguarding Officer/ DBS Validating Officer: Please contact The Rector
Telephone: 01489 877422 Email here
Diocesan Safeguarding Handbook – In Safe Hands
Click here to access the Diocesan Safeguarding Handbook, ‘In Safe Hands’ which sets out the Safeguarding policies and procedures for the Diocese of Portsmouth.
Safeguarding Matters – Newsletters
Click here for the latest Safeguarding Newsletter December 2016
Click here to access the Safeguarding Matters Newsletters
Click below for more information relating to the protection of children and adults who may be at risk:
DBS (including new arrangements in response to DBS changes)