Safeguarding

Holy Trinity Church is a member of the Horsham Team Ministry and complies with the Horsham PCC Safeguarding Policy
 

Our policy commitments are:

  • Promoting a Safer environment and culture
  • Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children, young people and vulnerable adults within the Church
  • Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
  • Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse and other affected persons
  • Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns or allegations of abuse and other affected persons
  • Responding to those that may pose a present risk to others.

The Horsham PCC agreed and adopted the Church of England’s Safeguarding Policy at its meeting on 28thFebruary 2019.  A full copy of the Church of England’s Safeguarding Policy for children, young people and adults “Promoting a Safer Church” can be found here.

Chichester Diocese Resources Website

Parish Safeguarding Handbook and  Horsham Safeguarding Policy Booklet 2015 onwards

St Marys Horsham PCC Privacy Notice with consent (April 2018 onwards)

Keeping information safe – a guide to good practice

Our Safeguarding Team

We have appointed Susie Street as the Holy Trinity Church Safeguarding Officer and Richard Pearson as the Horsham Parish Safeguarding Officer.

Our Holy Trinity Church Safeguarding Officer is the first person to speak to if you have any concerns around the welfare of a child or adult with vulnerability.

Safeguarding Links

Holy Trinity Church Safeguarding Officer
Susie Street
safeguarding@holytrinityhorsham.co.uk
0758 580 8756 – please do not include any confidential information in any message you leave on this number

Horsham Parish Safeguarding Officer
Richard Pearson
safeguardingofficer@horshampcc.org.uk
01403 253762 – please do not include any confidential information in any message you leave on this number

If you would prefer to speak with someone outside the church:
Chichester Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor
Colin Perkins
colin.perkins@chichester.anglican.org
01273 425792