Protection of Children

Policy on Safeguarding 

Children and Young People in the Church   

This policy was adopted by All Saints Church, South Lynn at the Parochial Church Council meeting held on 8 June 2012.  It will be displayed in a prominent position, reviewed annually, and amended as necessary.

  1. It is the responsibility of all church members to do their best to prevent the physical, sexual, emotional or spiritual abuse of children and young people, and to report abuse that is alleged or suspected.
  2. This church will observe Church of England guidelines with regard to Children and Young People. It will support and resource workers who are appointed by the PCC, and provide for them supervision as a way of maintaining good practice. 
  3. Workers will be expected to undertake the Child Protection Training that is offered by the Diocese and they may be required to obtain a CRB disclosure and complete a Confidential Declaration before commencing their work. 
  4. Responsibility for the appointment of workers shall rest with the PCC.  
  5. The Named Person appointed by the PCC to oversee the implementation of this policy and to represent the concerns and views of children and young people is 

    Mrs Carol Norwood    tel: 01553 777455

Reviewed by the PCC on 1 June 2018