Safeguarding People

 Safeguarding in the Parish

We take the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously at St Philip’s . Our parish safeguarding officers can be contacted on: 

  • Angela Spink: 020 8395 6991 Mob: 07954 994303 Email: am.spink@btinternet.com
  • Desmond Duffus: 020 8679 3472 Mob 07930 580467 Email: desmond.dalgado@gmail.com

Our Church Wardens can be contacted on:

  • Winston Worrell:  07931 767253 Email: wworrell@live.co.uk 
  • Desmond Duffus: 020 8679 3472 Mob 07930 580467 Email: desmond.dalgado@gmail.com

The Parish Safeguarding Officer is Angela Spink assisted by Desmond Duffus – appointed by, and reporting to the PCC. St Philip’s works to the Diocesan guidelines as set out in “A Safe Church” – available for reference in the Church or from the Diocesan website

Our safeguarding policies were updated to adopt policies in “A Safe Church” by the PCC on 13th March 2019:

Parish Safeguarding Policy 2019
Policy for Responding to Domestic Abuse 2019
Complaint and Grievances Procedure 2019

 Helpline Information:

  • NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child. 
  • Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything. 
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse. 
  • Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to. 

Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 8808 8141 ( free phone Monday to Friday 95pm).

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers contact details:

  • Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser, Kate Singleton kate.singleton@southwark.anglican.org 020 7939 9423 Mobile 07982 279713 (for urgent matters out of hours)
  • Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers:
  • Marie Daly: marie.daly@southwark.anglican.org 020 7939 9441 Mobile 07946 255295

Louise Vernon louise.vernon@southwark.anglican.org 020 7939 9462 Mobile 07946 255622

Current edition of A Safe Church:

http://southwark.anglican.org/safeguarding/diocesan-policies-and-procedures

 

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