The District Safeguarding Officer is Alison Hill.
Alison can be contacted by:
Each Methodist district is required to have a Safeguarding Group (DSG) whose purpose is to assist and guide the effective implementation of the safeguarding policy across all churches and district activities.
The function of the Standards and their associated model criteria is to facilitate District Safeguarding Groups in:
Each standard has a number of criteria linked with it to assist in the determination of whether a given standard is being reached. These criteria are being suggested as model criteria which may need to be modified in the light of the local context.
In line with the policy document 'Safeguarding policy, Procedure and Guidance for the Methodist Church 2019' the district produces a safeguarding policy.