Safeguarding at St Nicholas Church

The Parish of Wallasey St Nicholas with All Saints (0711).

At a Glance Safeguarding Policy for Children, Young people and Adults 

(Adapted from ‘Promoting a Safer Church

The Church of England’s Safeguarding Policy for Children, Young People* and Adults**.’


The following policy was originally agreed at the Parochial Church Council (PCC) meeting held on

(Date) 27th July 2019. This policy was revised on Thursday 27th April 2023. 

In accordance with the Church of England Safeguarding Policy: 



St Nicholas Churchtakes its duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously.We have adopted the national Church of England's robust procedures and guidelines. You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at :

If you have any safeguarding concerns or issues of a safeguarding matter then you can find useful contact information at


Each person who works within this church community will agree to abide by this policy and the guidelines established by this church.

A full version of the St Nicholas Church Safeguarding Policy is available by following this link St Nicholas Church Safeguarding Policy. A hard copy of the Policy is available in the Church located in the Vicar’s Vestry. 

This church appoints Julie Pollitt as the Parish Safeguarding Officer.


Vicar - Jeff Staples

Churchwardens - Elizabeth Brandwood and Julie Piercy

Date: 27th April 2023



*”young people/person” means any individual(s) aged 14 to 17 years old; 

 **“vulnerable adult” is defined as “person aged 18 or over whose ability to protect himself or herself from violence, abuse, neglect or exploitation is significantly impaired through physical or mental disability or illness, old age, emotional fragility or distress, or otherwise; and for that purpose, the reference to being impaired is to being temporarily or indefinitely impaired.”