Who to contact if there is a worry about a child or adult

Safeguarding department office hours:

Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm

The diocesan safeguarding team can be contacted via

You can also speak with your local church Parish Safeguarding Officer or Benefice Safeguarding Officer as a first point of contact for reporting safeguarding concerns.

Out of office:

If a child or adult is in serious danger then phone 999 / 101


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How Do I disclose a Safeguarding concern?

This section is to assist you if you want to make a disclosure or if you have information/concern and what you need to do next.

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Finding Support and Useful contacts

Details of useful contacts and helplines.

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Safeguarding Training

Discover more about the training we have on offer.

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Safeguarding Dashboard and Audit

The dashboard allows the Incumbent, Parish Safeguarding officer and other authorised users to see the current status at a glance.

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Safer Church Toolkits

Quick reference to essential guidelines and template forms.

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Safeguarding Accountability 

Safeguarding policies, audits, reports and newsletters.

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Contact the Team 

Assistant Safeguarding Officer 
Angie Barber

01733 887039 


Safeguarding Admin Assistant
Sharon Welbourne

01733 887027

Safeguarding Learning and Development Officer 
Christine Lamb

01733 887041