St Andrew's Church Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Statement
St Andrew's regards the protection and safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults and good working practice as a priority. In the interests of the safety and well being of all, it has developed and operates a formal safeguarding policy in accordance with the guidance produced by the Free Church of England, which is registered with the Churches' Child Protection Advisory Service (CCPAS).
St Andrew's is committed to ensuring that everyone working with children or young people:
As part of St Andrew's commitment to children, young people and vulnerable adults it has appointed the Revd Mark Spiers as Safeguarding Lead. All the children, young people and vulnerable adults involved in activities within the church know who they are and how they can be contacted.
Should St Andrew's have any safeguarding concerns it will seek the advice of CCPAS and, if appropriate, contact the statutory authorities.
Further details about safeguarding policies, training and the Disclosure Service can be obtained from the Churches Child Protection Advisory Service, P O Box 133, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7UQ. Telephone: 0845 120 4550. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.ccpas.co.uk
St Andrew's Child Protection Statement
This place of worship is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults and ensuring their well-being.
We are committed to: