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Children's Advocate

Andrea West

Safeguarding Officer

Georgina Chetwynd

Click here to email

Or call 01865 311212
Adults or children can talk to Andrea
if they have any worries or concerns
about a child, young person
or behaviour of an adult at church
The Safeguarding Officer is responsible for implementing
the Diocesan and St Andrew’s safeguarding policies.
Please contact Georgina if you have any questions
regarding safeguarding


Online DBS Applications

Thank you for wanting to be involved in the work St Andrew’s Church does amongst children and/or young people. It is exciting, challenging and rewarding to help young people and children grow to love and trust the Lord and we hope you will find this ministry to be very fulfilling, as we do!

We now have a new online way to apply for DBS checks (formerly known as CRB). Below you will find all the documents you need to complete the DBS process.
 DBS Documents 
St Andrew's Church Safeguarding Policy May 2017 (197.3KB)
Policy on recruitment and DBS criminal records checks May 2017 (163.8KB)
Obtaining DBS Disclosures May 2017 (169.9KB)
Diocesan Policy on Recruitment of Ex-Offenders May 2017 (175.8KB)
Volunteer booklet FINAL 2016 (876.5KB)
Good Practice Guide for work with children June 2016 (421.0KB)

Volunteers Booklet - Please print then complete fully and return to a verifier when you have your identification documents checked.

Good Practice Guide and St Andrew's Safeguarding Policy - Please make sure you read through both of these documents.

DBS Online Guidance - This documents helps to walk you through the new online system.

If you have any questions or need some help regarding the DBS process please contact Roger Watts, click here to send an email.
 Other Safeguarding Policies 
Youth Communications and Social Media Policy review March 2017 (282.8KB)
Transportation policy review March 2017 (384.8KB)
Small group policy review March 2017 (474.6KB)