Please refer to this page for updates on our Safeguarding Policy and any up and coming Safeguarding training events.

Our circuit Safeguarding representatives are Allison Hirst and Julia Smith.

To access the Connexional Safer Recruitment Policy, please click the link below.

For guidance on Safer recruiting employees or volunteers please click the link below.

The Lincoln South Circuit Meeting 2014 appointed our Superintendent as the appointer and Allison Hirst and Julia Smith as our Circuit Safeguarding Reps for the Safer Recruitment process.

Our next Training events are as follows:

There are no other dates currently planned for future Safeguarding Training events. Please keep an eye on this page for further information of when this might be taking place.

If your role requires you to receive safeguarding training, you will receive a letter inviting you to attend the relevant event whether you are due to undertake safeguarding training for the first time or if your previous training is due for renewal.

Circuit Safeguarding - Allison Hirst

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Our District Safeguarding officer is Howard Smedly. Howard can be contacted on 07758 238286 or

If you need to talk to somebody about a concern you have please contact our Safeguarding Reps, District Safeguarding Officer or you Minister. The numbers below are for external organisations which also are available for listening to your concerns.

Child Line: 0800 1111

Customer Service Centre: 01522 782155