We take your safety very seriously here at St John’s. On this page you will find all the information you should need regarding our safeguarding policies and procedures including links to various documents and relevant contact information.

Here is some general advice on safeguarding that you should read:

We have two Parish Safeguarding Links who you should contact with any safeguarding concerns (including those about clergy, church staff, or volunteers):  

Frankie can be contacted on 07922 339067 and Sophie on 07592 739095

Email: frankiestjohnssafeguarding@gmail.com or  sophie.stjohnssafeguarding@yahoo.com.    These email addresses are both confidential.

Claire Warsop carries out Safeguarding administrative tasks at St John’s, including Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) checks. Please contact her at:

If you have an urgent concern and an immediate response is required, you should also directly contact the relevant service below:

Emergency services: 999 - emergency, 101 - non emergency
Social Care:
Derbyshire Starting Point: 01629 533190/08456 058058
Derby City Council: 01332 641172 (Children’s Services), 01332 640777 (Adults’ Services), 01332 786968 (out of office)
Childline: 0800 11 11
Silverline: 0800 470 80 90 (to seek help for older people)


Diocesan Safeguarding
Safeguarding Documents (including flowchart of what to do)