Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers

The Advisers are qualified and experienced child care practitioners who can provide advice and guidance to parishes and others in the diocese on child 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.

Elaine Rose
01233 720930

Paul Brightwell
01732 384734

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
01227 459401

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