Caroline Dyer (our Children’s and Youth Pastor) heads up our Safeguarding Team of Siobhan Burn and Lisa Elvira – all of whom have training and experience in this field. All of our key staff and volunteers receive Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau – CRB checks), and receive training on Safeguarding.
We work to the Southwark Diocese Safeguarding guidelines and our church is required to undertake regular audits.
If you have ANY concerns relating to the safety or welfare of an adult or child, please contact one of our representatives.
Also, if you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm, you can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser on 020 7939 9423 (office hours), 07982 279713 (out of hours).
Our PCC review and agree our three main safeguarding policies each year which you can read here:
If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.