Safeguarding

Introduction

If you have come to this page it is because you have questions or queries about how we operate our safeguarding, and we’d be happy to help.  Hopefully the documents listed below will help you find the answers that you need but if not then please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Our District Safeguarding Officer is Sue Holder and she can be contacted on 07508 232 773.  This is a dedicated safeguarding phone. 

Email: birminghamsafeguarding@birminghammethodist.org.uk

Our documentation

We are very happy to speak to you to answer questions and queries about safeguarding in our organization, but first make sure that you have checked in the following places for the answers you require as all of how we operate is laid down in writing in these places:

  1. Check out our SafeguardingPolicy.docx.  This has detailed information about how we manage safeguarding as an organization.
  2. You can find lots of information on the Methodist Church Website about how we manage safeguarding as well as the Safeguarding Policy and Procedures document of the Methodist Church.  Our policy is created in line with this Methodist Church policy.

Other Resources available

Methodist Practice Guidance to DBS 2015

Care Act 2014

Methodist Church Safer Recruitment Policy

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/working-together-to-safeguard-children--2

Useful contacts

Modern Slavery Hotline: 0800 0121 700

Child Line: 0800 1111

NSPCC: nspcc.org.uk

Adult Services: 0121 308 1234