Safeguarding

St Mark's is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk to worship and grow in Christ safely. This is done in a coordinated and supported manner and involves Church Safeguarding Officers, the Senior Pastoral Staff and the Diocesan Safeguarding Team. Concerns about children, young people and adults at risk will be diligently and promptly responded to according to our procedures, recognising the sensitivity it may hold for those involved.

The Parochial Church Council of this church adopted 'A Safe Church' on 9 November 2009 and last reviewed its safeguarding policies, procedures and practice in January 2017. Please find these below:
 
Policy for Responding to Domestic Abuse (41.1KB)
Policy for Safeguarding Adults who may be Vulnerable (58.0KB)
Policy for Safeguarding Children (52.3KB)

You will find a paper copy of 'A Safe Church' in Reception. The full manual is available for download from The Diocese of Southwark's website.

The Parish Safeguarding Officers for this church are:
Elaine Harris (children & young people); and Dan Burrows (vulnerable adults), who can be contacted via 020 7223 6188.

To contact the Diocescan Safeguarding Advisor, Kate Singleton, call 020 7939 9423.
 
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Contact

For further information contact
Elaine at elaine.harris@smbr.org.uk,
or call 020 7326 9421 (Children and Young People)
Dan at Dan.Burrows@smbr.org.uk,
or call 020 7326 9417 (Vulnerable Adults)

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