The Church of England, its archbishops, bishops, clergy and leaders are committed to safeguarding as an integral part of the life and ministry of the Church. At St Wilfrid’s we take our safeguarding responsibilities seriously.
Ensuring that children and young people as well as adults are kept safe whilst in our care is an integral part of our church life. If you have concerns about possible abuse (including allegations) please contact:
In the Parish: Lindsey Barnes, Parish Safeguarding Co-ordinator, Tel contact –0115 9825968
In the Diocese: The Diocesan Safeguarding Team, 07917 693285
(Out of Hours) 0303 003 1111 option 1
Other Contact numbers
Nottingham City Council Social Care:
Children: 0115 876 4800 or 0115 876 5600
Adults: 0300 131 0300
out of hours 0115 876 1000
Nottingham County Council:
Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub: 0300 500 8090
(out of hours) 0300 456 4546
POLICE: Non-emergency; Telephone 101
- In an emergency, respond immediately. Call 999 for the emergency services.
- Consult the person to whom you are responsible e.g. leader of your group, or the Safeguarding Coordinator, or your incumbent.
- Decide together whether to seek advice or to make an immediate referral.
- Make a record of what happened, your concerns and your actions. Sign and date it and pass it on to the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser.
The Safeguarding Team
Jubilee House, Westgate, Southwell, Nottingham, NG25 0JH. Tel: 07917 693285