Safeguarding Policy


SAFEGUARDING POLICY:

The Child Protection Policy has been updated to reflect the changes to legislation with regard to things such as DBS checks (formerly CRB checks).

To download the current Safeguarding Policy (adopted by the PCC on 12th November 2020):- Click Here

Annual Safeguarding Report to the PCC:-

The annual safeguarding report was considered by the PCC on 12th November 2020.  The report for the year to 31st October was a nil report – no safeguarding incidents or issues were reported in the last twelve months.

Safeguarding Concerns:-

If anyone has any safeguarding concerns they should contact either:
-   the Rector:-    Revd John Waller    01525 261062    rector@brickhillschurches.org.uk
-   the Safeguarding Officer:-   Phillipa Cook    01525 261521    pjcook6@gmail.com 

If you are unable to get hold of either of the above, or have serious concerns, please get in touch with the Diocesan Safeguarding team:
-  Richard Woodley,  Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser:-  01865 208290   richard.woodley@oxford.anglican.org

The Diocesan Safeguarding Advisors are experienced safeguarding professionals who offer safeguarding advice and support to parishes. All safeguarding concerns or allegations received by a parish are referred to the Diocesan Safeguarding team.

Out of Hours Safeguarding Helpline:-
For urgent safeguarding enquiries outside of operational hours, you are now able to contact the Diocesan partners Thirtyone:eight (formerly Churches Child Protection Advisory Service [CCPAS]). They can be contacted on 0303 003 1111 for confidential safeguarding advice, guidance and support.
 
For information on Safeguarding matters on the Diocesan website:- Click Here


CHILD PROTECTION POLICY (now replaced with the above):

Following a change to the CRB Registered Umbrella Body that the Parish will use in the future, the Policy Statement was revised in January 2011.

The Great Brickhill PCC reviewed the Child Protection Policy Statement for the Parish at their meeting on 29th May 2012.

To download a PDF file containing the current Child Protection Policy Statement for Great Brickhill:-
Click Here