Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers

The Safeguarding Advisers are qualified and experienced social care practitioners who can provide advice and guidance to parishes and others in the diocese on child and adult protection. They can offer advice, discuss any protection matters and clarify anything in the Diocesan Guidelines. They are always ready to work with you to plan a detailed response to any  protection issue, taking into account all aspects of your particular situation. Please do not hesitate to contact them; they are always very ready to help.

rose, elaine Elaine Rose
01233 720930 / 07831 860218
brightwell, paul Paul Brightwell
01732 384734 / 07398 009951
weaver, lesley Lesley Weaver (Assistant with responsibility for training)
07971 626567

For information about Disclosure and Barring Service checks or safeguarding training, please contact the safeguarding office at Diocesan House:

Sheila Rooke (Safeguarding Administrator
01227 459401

Karen Carolan-Evans (Safeguarding Administrator)

01227 459401

Safeguarding Management Group and Risk Assessment Group

David Kemp (Chair)

Steve Lillicrap (Vice Chair)

Kent County Council services

Main contact: 03000 41 41 41

  • Adult social services & health: 03000 41 61 61
  • Children & Families Information Service: 03000 41 23 23
  • Children’s social services: 03000 41 11 11

Safeguarding forms, job descriptions and policies