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:
As a church we have appointed:
Adrian Watts as our Designated Persons for Safeguarding,
[Vacant Position] as our Deputy Designated Persons for Safeguarding
Ellen Hinton as the Safeguarding Trustee
Designated Person for Safeguarding
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