Safeguarding

We are committed to ensuring that St Mary Magdalene is a safe place for everyone. As such, the Parochial Church Council of St Mary Magdalene has adopted the House of Bishops’ Promoting a Safer Church Safeguarding Policy Statement

We have a Safeguarding Representative, Tamsyn Taft, who is contactable a number of ways including via our Facebook page, on her email address safeguarding@greatburstead-church.co.uk, and physically at church.

St Mary Magdalene is are part of the Diocese of Chelmsford, for more information about Safeguarding in the Diocese of Chelmsford click here. You can also learn more about the Diocesan Safeguarding Team and Safeguarding contacts in the Diocese of Chelmsford click here.

Council Contacts

Basildon Council works in line with both the Southend, Essex and Thurrock (SET) Child Protection Procedures and Safeguarding Adults Guidelines.  The guidelines can be accessed from the following locations;

If you believe that somebody is in immediate risk of danger or harm
you should call 999 and ask for the police.