St thomas
brampton

Church Office - 01246 558461

contact@stthomasbrampton.com

Church Centre - 01246 279916

enquiries@stthomascentre.com

Chatsworth Road
Brampton

Chesterfield

S40 3AW

We are part of the Church of England
 

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safeguarding

We adopt and endorse the Church of England and Diocese of Derby Safeguarding policy ensuring that in our church we take appropriate steps to promote a safer culture for all. Everyone involved in the life of our church has a role to play in the care and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults. A team of Parish Safeguarding Officers have oversight of safeguarding and strive to mitigate risk,  protect those at risk of abuse and respond well to those who have been abused.

Church of England Safeguarding

Derby Diocesan Safeguarding

National Survivor Helpline Number: 02380 338080 www.thesurvivortrust.org

Church of England Past Case Review 2 (PSR2)

Along with every other parish across the country we are participating in the Church of England PSR2.

Protocols and practice guidance for the Church of England’s Past Cases Review 2, (PCR2) have been published and are on the National Church of England Website. churchofengland.org/ safeguarding/promoting-safer-church/safeguarding-news-statements/past-cases-review-2 Individual survivors who wish to make representations to the PCR2 process in the Diocese or who need  to come forward with information or make any disclosures regarding church related abuse are encouraged to make direct contact with the Safeguarding Team 01332 388678. However, recognising that this may not feel safe for those with experience of abuse from within the church,  a dedicated national helpline - 0800 80 20 20 - operated independently from the church, by the NSPCC, was set up in September 2019 and remains available. Survivors and victims can use the helpline to provide information or to raise concerns regarding abuse within the Church of England context; whether they are reporting issues relating to children, adults or seeking to  whistle blow about poor safeguarding practice. Survivors were  not invited to contribute to the 2007-2009 PCR and the Church has wanted to ensure a different, trauma informed approach is taken by PCR2. Listening to survivor voices has helped to shape how this review will be conducted.

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