• St Andrew’s is committed to safeguarding all those who attend the worship and other activities that we offer
  • St Andrew’s accepts the prime duty of care for children and vulnerable adults
  • St Andrew’s follows recommended safeguarding practice in recruiting, training and supporting our ordained and lay ministers, our employees and our volunteers
  • St Andrew’s follows the advice, guidance, policy and practice of the Church of England in promoting a Safer Church

Policy Statements

St Andrew’s has adopted the above Church of England Policy Documents which are all accessible on the Church of England Safeguarding Pages.

The Designated Parish Safeguarding Officer is Rachel Clarke. She can be contacted on 01223 306150 or safeguarding@standrews-chesterton.org

The Additional Designated Safeguarding Person at St Andrew’s is Revd Canon Nick Moir. He can be contacted on 01223 303469 or vicar@standrews-chesterton.org

The St Andrew’s churchwardens are Ian Nimmo-Smith and Maggie Fernie

The Diocese of Ely Safeguarding Advisor is Rebecca Boswell. She can be contacted on 01353 652731 or rebecca.boswell@elydiocese.org

See also Ely Diocese Safeguarding, including details on safeguarding training.

If you need independent advice or support, the following links may be helpful:
Women’s Aid and Refuge National Helpline (24 hr)
Stop it now! Confidential advice
Police Child Abuse investigation Unit: Telephone 101