Safeguarding is everyone’s business
Safeguarding at The Community of the Resurrection
At the Community of the Resurrection, we take safeguarding extremely seriously and we are absolutely committed to the protection of everyone we serve, especially our children, young people and vulnerable adults.
Our chapter re-adopts annually the Church of England’s ‘Promoting a Safer Church’ safeguarding policy statement (click here to view) and last did so on the 29 November 2022.
We have three DSPs (Designated Safeguarding Person):
Fr John Gribben 01924 483346
Br Patrick Souter 01924 483346
Mrs Gillian Shaw (Staff) 01924 483348
Diocese of Leeds Safeguarding
The Anglican Diocese of Leeds’s Safeguarding Advisors are:
Carla Darbyshire – Safeguarding Team Leader
Jenny Leccardi – Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor
Narinder Lyon – Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor
Nikki Rose – Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor
You can contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Telephone: 0113 353 0257 (office hours: 9am – 5pm).
To view the Diocesan Safeguarding website please click here.
Safeguarding in Kirklees
Kirklees safeguarding contacts are:
- For children (in office hours) – 01484 456848.
- for adults (in office hours) – 01484 221000.
- For both children & adults (outside office hours) – 01484 414933.
If you have reason to suspect that someone you know is at risk of abuse, is being abused or presents a risk to others, please seek advice form a Designated Safeguarding Person at the the Community or contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team.
If a child or adult is at immediate risk of significant harm, in the first instance you should always contact your local social services team or local police (call 999) without delay. You must then inform the Diocesan Safeguarding Team.
Out of hours advice
If you require URGENT safeguarding advice then please contact your Archdeacon. If they are unavailable then you must contact any of the Archdeacons in the Diocese of Leeds.