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Diocesan Safeguarding Audit

Diocesan Safeguarding Audit

7 April 2017 Read more

The Diocese of Chichester has published a report of the Diocesan Safeguarding Audit carried out by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).

Mark Sowerby, lead Bishop for Safeguarding in the Diocese, said: "This was carried out as part of a process covering all the dioceses of The Church of England and is part of our commitment to making the Church a safer place for all, ensuring all dioceses have the best possible practice in place."

We are pleased that the audit notes:

"The safeguarding structures and systems in the Diocese of Chichester have undergone a period of major change and development in recent years and now have a team of dedicated and hardworking safeguarding staff, supported by the senior ...

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