Safeguarding Policy

St Robert’s, Pannal – Safeguarding Policy

This document sets out the essential elements and procedures of our Safeguarding Policy.

Safeguarding Policy Statement (March 2016; amended November 2018)

This Policy Statement on Safeguarding in the Church was adopted by St Robert’s Pannal, at a Parochial Church Council meeting held on April 27th , 2016 as amended at a meeting on November 13, 2018

Safeguarding Policy Statement, Promoting a Safer Church, House of Bishops, 2017

(Download this booklet to read or print)

Each person who works within this church will agree to abide by these recommendations and the guidelines established by this church. This church has appointed Sarah Mulrooney as the Parish Safeguarding Officer.

The application of this policy will be reviewed each year and a report provided by the Parish Safeguarding Officer to the PCC and Annual Parochial Church Meeting.

This poster contains a summary of our commitments to Safeguarding at St Robert’s, along with contact details.



Parish Safeguarding TeamDiocesan Safeguarding Team
Sarah Mulrooney - Safeguarding Officer 07931 506048Narinder Lyon - Safeguarding Advisor
Ripon Area
0113 353 0256;  07872 005309
Rev. John Smith – Vicar 01423 391514
Rev. Abbie Palmer - Curate 01423 543478

This document was signed on March 19th, 2019, on behalf of the PCC, by the Incumbent, the Rev. John Smith.

Copies of this document, the poster and the Guidance Booklet – both titled  ‘Promoting a Safer Church’ have been placed on noticeboards at St Robert’s