All Saints Church Necton

Safeguarding Policy

Safeguarding Principles Policy Adults at Risk (Vulnerable Adults)
This Safeguarding Principles Policy should be read and used in conjunction with Promoting a Safer Church Policy Statement which was approved by Diocesan Synod on 21/10/2017.
This policy was adopted by Necton (Parish) at the Parochial Church Council meeting held on 4th April 2019 It will be displayed in a prominent position, reviewed annually, and amended as necessary.
1. 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. It is the responsibility of all church members to do their best to prevent the physical, sexual, emotional or spiritual abuse or neglect of adults who are vulnerable, and to report abuse that is alleged or suspected.
2. This church will observe Church of England guidelines with regard to Vulnerable Adults. It will support and resource workers who are appointed by the PCC, and provide for them supervision as a way of maintaining good practice.
3. Workers will be expected to undertake the Safeguarding Training that is offered by the Diocese and they may be required to obtain a DBS disclosure and complete a Confidential Declaration before commencing their work.
4. Responsibility for the appointment of workers shall rest with the PCC.
The Named Person appointed by the PCC to oversee the implementation of this policy and to represent the concerns and views of Adults at Risk is Carolyn Watts 07813 369523

Safeguarding Principles Policy Children and Young People in the Church
This Safeguarding Principles Policy should be read and used in conjunction with Promoting a Safer Church Policy Statement which was approved by Diocesan Synod on 21/10/2017.
This policy was adopted by Necton (Parish) at the Parochial Church Council meeting held on 4th April 2019 It will be displayed in a prominent position, reviewed annually, and amended as necessary.
1. It is the responsibility of all church members to do their best to prevent the physical, sexual, emotional and spiritual abuse or neglect of children and young people, and to report abuse that is alleged or suspected.
2. This church will observe Church of England guidelines with regard to Children and Young People. It will support and resource workers who are appointed by the PCC, and provide for them supervision as a way of maintaining good practice.
3. Workers will be expected to undertake the Safeguarding Training that is offered by the Diocese and they may be required to obtain a DBS disclosure and complete a Confidential Declaration before commencing their work.
4. Responsibility for the appointment of workers shall rest with the PCC.
The Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO) appointed by the PCC to oversee the implementation of this policy and to represent the concerns and views of children and young people is Carolyn Watts 07813 369523