On 11th July the PCC appointed Olivia Cox as the Parish Safeguarding officer with Sara Janssen as her deputy. Sara has been carrying out this role for a number of years and her work was greatly appreciated.
Olivia’s contact email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Her responsibilities are to maintain a register of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificates for the Itchen Vally Parish and ensure that the relevant roles are checked and rechecked every 5 years.
Ensure appropriate policies and procedures are in place for church activities and that these are reviewed annually.
Ensure parish volunteers attend safeguarding training or arrange training to be delivered in the parish.