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Safeguarding

At St Joseph's the Safeguarding Officer is:  


Mrs Kinga Gray-Grzeczynska  

Contact Number:

Parish Office 01257 262 537

 

If you think that a child is at risk please inform one of the above Officers. If you think that a child may come to immediate harm or is at risk of immediate harm - please ring 999.

 

For further information, please see our Safeguarding Policy on the website of the Archdiocese: www.liverpoolcatholic.org.uk/

 

Please note that any person of age who wishes to volunteer in a parish role MUST first speak to a Safeguarding Officer in the Parish Office before commencing the volunteer role. Information will then be given in respect of proceeding with the Disclosure and Barring Scheme, (D&B check).

 

Please note you will not be allowed to start the volunteer role before the D&B check has been completed and the documents have been seen by one of the Parish Safeguarding Officers.

The role of the Archdiocesan Safeguarding Commission: (Administered by the safeguarding Department) is:

 

To ensure that clergy and volunteers are made aware of the agreed procedures contained in the parish resource pack and that they are implemented in each parish.

 

To advise the Archbishop on child safeguarding issues.

To ensure that clergy and volunteers are made aware of the agreed procedures contained in the parish resource pack and that they are implemented in each parish.

 

To enquire into any allegation of or concern for inappropriate behaviour or actual abuse of children or vulnerable adults by any person working for the Archdiocese either paid or voluntary, and to liaise with the statutory authorities.

To ensure that there is appropriate pastoral care and support for victims and those against whom allegations have been made.

 

The Safeguarding Department can be contacted for advice on:

Telephone: 0151 522 1043

Email: safeguarding@rcaol.co.uk

Fr. Peter Charles Crowther obl. sbso | The Presbytery, Bury Lane, Withnell, Chorley, PR6 8SD | Tel 01254 830 995 | Reg Charity: 232709

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