The Safeguarding Office Team
Safeguarding Co-ordinator - Danielle Dixon (Right in picture)
Danielle is responsible for coordinating the safeguarding matters within the Diocese, this includes the Religious Orders/Congregations affiliated to the Safeguarding Commission. Danielle leads in the implementation and management of the safeguarding policy and practice including safer recruitment, working closely with the Safeguarding Commission, Bishop/Congregation Leader, helping to organise meetings, preparing reports and assessing need.Danielle attends Commission meetings but she is not a Commission Member.
Safeguarding Support Officer - Lorraine Elks (Left in picture)
Lorraine is responsible for processing the paperwork that is linked with the Disclosure & Barring Services Certificate (DBS) applications and maintaining databases and filing systems. Lorraine offers advice on clerical matters and provides support to both the parishes and the Parish Safeguarding Representatives. Lorraine will deliver training to Parish Safeguarding Representatives. Lorraine supports and minutes the Commission’s meetings.Lorraine supports the Safeguarding Coordinator in the day to day running of the Safeguarding Office.
The Safeguarding Team Contact Details:
Office Telephone: 01604 723514
Mobile: 07833 050628
In an emergency, if you consider a child, young person or vulnerable adult to be in danger or at risk, immediately contact the Police or Social Services local to your parish.
Office Telephone: 01604 723516
The Safeguarding Team Postal address:
The Safeguarding Office is based in the Scout Hut between the Cathedral and Bishops House