We are committed to ensuring that the Parish Church of Saint Alban the Martyr, Westcliff-on-Sea is a safe place for all. The Parochial Church Council of the Parish of Westcliff Saint Alban and Southend Saint Mark has adopted the House of Bishops’ “Promoting a Safer Church: Safeguarding Policy Statement” and is therefore committed to:

  • Promoting a safe environment and culture
  • Safely recruit and support all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults
  • Respond promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
  • Care pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse or other affected persons
  • Care pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse and other affected persons
  • Respond to those that may pose a present risk

Parish Safeguarding Officer

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Sharon Hinton

Safeguarding Policy and Additional Information

The Parish of Westcliff Saint Alban and Southend Saint Mark has adopted and is commited to the House of Bishops Promoting a Safer Church Safeguarding Policy.

The Parish is part of the Diocese of Chelmsford and further information about Safeguading in the Diocese and contact information is available here.

Our Local Authority is Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and further information about thier Safeguarding policy and contact information is available here.

If you have information about a safeguarding situation where a child or adult is in immediate danger, or requires immediate medical attention, call the emergency services on 999. Do not delay.

To contact your local police station to report a non-emergency crime please call 101.