Safeguarding at St Peter ad Vincula, Wisborough Green

Parish of St Peter ad Vincula, Wisborough Green - Safeguarding Policy (updated March 2022)

As members of this PCC we are committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of all our members.

  • We recognise that everyone has different levels of vulnerability and that each of us may be regarded as vulnerable at some time in our lives.
  • As members of this parish we commit ourselves to respectful pastoral care for all children and adults to whom we minister.
  • We commit ourselves to the safeguarding of people who may be vulnerable, ensuring their well-being in the life of this church.
  • We commit ourselves to promoting safe practise by those in positions of trust.
  • The parish commits itself to promoting the inclusion and empowerment of people who may be vulnerable.
  • It is the responsibility of each of us to prevent the physical, emotional, sexual, financial and spiritual abuse of vulnerable people and to report any such abuse that we discover or suspect.
  • We undertake to exercise proper care in the appointment and selection of those who will work with people who may be vulnerable.
  • The parish adopts the guidelines of the Church of England and the Diocese.
  • Each person who works with vulnerable people will agree to abide by these recommendations and the guidelines established by this church.

Our Safeguarding Representative is:

Name:  Mrs Rosemary Crafter
Address:  6 Thornton Meadow,
Wisborough Green
RH14 0BW
Telephone:  01403 701148
Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Additional Contacts:

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser: Colin Perkins – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Tel: 01273 425792 / 07500 771210

Local Authority Social Services: – West Sussex County Council
- for children at risk -Tel: 01403 229900, or 033 022 26664 for out-of-hours calls
- for adults at risk – Tel: 01243 642121