Safeguarding policy

Safeguarding Contacts

The Leadership Team of the Christian Ambulance Association recognise the need to provide a safe and caring environment for the adults we work alongside and any young people and children who have contact with the organisation.

Any safeguarding concerns involving the Christian Ambulance Association should be reported to

Andrea Couzens (Safeguarding Co-ordinator)

Tel: 07916 148660 (Central Point of Contact) Email: [email protected]

In the absence of the Safeguarding Co-ordinator or, if the suspicions in any way involve the

Safeguarding Co-ordinator, then the report should be made to

Simon King (Chair of The Trustees) (Deputy Safeguarding Co-ordinator)

Tel: 07887 390022 Email: [email protected]

If the suspicions implicate both the Safeguarding Co-ordinator and the Deputy then the report should be made in the first instance to thirtyone:eight which is an independent Christian safeguarding charity

Tel: 0303 003 1111 Postal address: thirtyone:eight PO Box 133, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7UQ.

Alternatively, please contact the police or the local social services.

Safeguarding Policy

You can find a copy of our safeguarding policy here.

The Leadership Team have adopted the procedures set out in our safeguarding policy in accordance with statutory guidance. We remain committed to building constructive links with statutory and voluntary agencies involved in safeguarding. The policy applies to all adults working for, with or on behalf of the Christian Ambulance Association including trustees, volunteers, staff and members.

The policy and any attached practice guidelines are based on the ten ‘Safe and Secure’ safeguarding standards published by thirtyone:eight.

The websites below may provide useful information in difficult circumstances.