We take the safety and protection of our children, young people and adults at risk as a high priority at ABC.


Everyone who works with children, young people and adults at risk at ABC must hold a current DBS disclosure (formerly a CRB certificate), as well as follow our Safeguarding Policy and Procedures.


Our Safeguarding Policy and Procedures conform to current government and Baptist Union of Great Britain recommendations:



  • Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk



As a church we have appointed:

Andrew Lewis as our Designated Persons for Safeguarding,

Victoria Orsmond as our Deputy Designated Persons for Safeguarding


Anne Wilde as the Safeguarding Trustee


The Designated Person for Safeguarding will:


  • Advise the church on any matters relating the safeguarding of children and young people
  • Take the appropriate action when abuse is disclosed, discovered or suspected


Responsible persons – Safeguarding Trustee


  • Oversee and monitor the implementation of the policy and procedures on behalf of the church’s charity trustees



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