Safeguarding at St John's

St John's is committed to safeguarding all those who attend the worship and other activities that we offer. Safeguarding promotes the welfare of children and adults at risk (previously vulnerable adults), and includes all actions to protect them from harm.

  • St John’s accepts the duty of care for children and vulnerable adults.
  • We follow recommended safeguarding practice in recruiting, training and supporting our ordained and lay ministers, our employees and our volunteers.
  • We follow the House of Bishops’ Policy statement, Promoting a safer church‘ (2017) and guidelines from the Diocese of Ely.

The PCC of St John's have adopted the following policies with regard to Safeguarding:

St John's safeguarding policy 2019.pdf
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St John's safer recruitment procedures 2
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If you have a concern and would like to speak to someone, please contact one of the following people below:

Safeguarding Officer


Sarah Talmage


Email Sarah or telephone via the Parish Office on 01223 241316


Priest in Charge


Revd James Shakespeare


Email James or telephone  01223 241815


Assistant Curate


Revd Christine Campbell


Email Chris or telephone 07383 512636

Safeguarding information for the whole Church of England can be found here

If you need independent advice or support, the following links may be helpful: