Safeguarding is the care and nurture of all our members, particularly children, young people and vulnerable adults. We recognise that this is the responsibility of the whole church community. Holy Trinity has a clear policy relating to Safeguarding that can be viewed and downloaded here.
The PCC is committed to the diocesan Simple Quality Protects programme and to the appropriate screening, using the Disclosure and Baring Service, and adequate training of all staff and volunteers working with young people and vulnerable adults. Further information about the diocesan programme and the approach of the Church of England to safeguarding generally can be found at https://safeguarding.chichester.anglican.org/whatdoidoif/ and https://safeguarding.chichester.anglican.org/links/, and the diocesan policy on pastoral care for vulnerable adults can be found here.
We are committed to maintaining a safe environment for all members of our community. If you have any concerns about any safeguarding issues please contact our Parish Safeguarding Coordinator, Rod Montague (01444 410453), his deputy, Robyn Brotherton (07887 922307), the vicar (01444 454007) or one of the churchwardens (Kate Berry 01444 455986 or Brian Cutler 01444 412790).
We have a number of policies related to safeguarding that can be viewed and downloaded from this website:
Handling, Safe Keeping and Disposal of Disclosure Information
Expressing Concerns and Whistlebowling
Responding to Safguaring Allegations
Code of Behaviour
The suite of Safeguarding policies is also maintained in the Church Office and in the Vestry for reference.
The Parish Safeguarding Coordinator is Rod Montague (01444 410453).
The Deputy Safeguarding Coordinator is Robyn Brotherton (07887 922307).