We take Safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults very seriously here at St Mary's and have adopted the Church of England policies relating to this, for both adults and children. We follow safer recruiting processes and all our personnel involved in working alongside children or vulnerable adults are required to be DBS checked and undergo relevant Safeguarding training appropriate to their role and function: St Mary's has adopted and uses the Church of England online training where a record of individuals' progress and outcomes of training can be monitored by the Safeguarding Officers, and follow up /further /updated training as required, occur.
Our Key Commitments :
Promoting a safer environment and culture
Safely recruiting and supporting all with responsibilities related to children and vulnerable adults.
- Responding promptly to all concerns and /or allegations
- Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse or other affected persons
Caring Pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse and other affected persons
Responding to those who may pose a present risk.
IF YOU ARE CONCERNED
that someone you know is at risk, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others please seek advice from a Safeguarding Advisor, or if necessary refer the matter to the Local Authority Social Services, or Police without delay. Local contacts are listed here :-
Fr Darcy Chesterfield -Terry role - Vicar of joint benefice of Colnbrook & Datchet.
Telephone 07442 197 723 e mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jane Simpson - role Safeguarding Officer for St Mary's Church
Telephone 01753 540948 e mail email@example.com
Stuart Nimmo role - Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor ( Oxford Diocese)
Telephone 01865 208 290 e mail firstname.lastname@example.org
LOCAL AUTHORITIES - St Mary's is served by two unitary Authorities
RBWM MASH TEAM Children's Services : Day time telephone 01628 683150
Slough Children's Services Day time telephone 01753 876362
The Emergency out of hours number for BOTH the above is the same 01344 786543
Combined Safeguarding policy and Poster PDF