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:

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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 Ceri Payne

Email Ceri 

 



Safeguarding information for Ely Diocese can be found here.

 

The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Rebecca Boswell, who can be contacted via email or on 01353 652731.

 

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: