As a church we take our safeguarding responsibilities very seriously and we are committed to ensuring our church and hall buildings are safe places for all. If you have any concerns about safeguarding you can contact our Parish Safeguarding Officer, Karen Harcombe.
At the Benefice service on Sunday 30th January 2022, Greg Barry, Lead Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser was the guest speaker. The service is on youtube but the following link will take you directly to the talk. All church members are specifically encouraged to view it.
Safeguarding Talk - Greg Barry
Karen Harcombe can be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to speak to her about something that is worrying you, whether it is about yourself or someone else.
The Lead Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Greg Barry
You can find full contact details and much more information on the Rochester Diocese Website at:
If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others please seek advice from Karen or if necessary report the matter to the Local Authority Social Care Services or the Police without delay. In an emergency dial 999.
In Bromley borough; if you have concerns for a child or young person, during office hours ring 020 8461 7373 / 7379 / 7026 or email email@example.com . If you need to contact a social worker outside of office hours please telephone 0300 303 8671.
If you have concerns for a vulnerable adult and you need to contact a social worker during office hours ring 020 8461 7777 or outside of office hours please telephone 0300 303 8671.
You can find more information by visiting the Church Of England website https://www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding