The Savernake Team takes its responsibilities surrounding the safeguarding of children, young people, and adults who may be at risk, very seriously. We work in partnership with the Diocese of Salisbury to ensure that we are operating in accordance with best practice at all times and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks are mandatory.

The Savernake Team Policy Statement can be downloaded here. This is in line with the Church of England’s Safeguarding Policy Statement which can be accessed here.

Our Parishes have adopted the Diocesan Safeguarding Strategy which can be found here. The Safeguarding Policy which is displayed in each church can be found here.

Information and documents relating to Safeguarding within the Salisbury Diocese can be found here.

All of our parishes are following and implement the Salisbury diocese Domestic Abuse Policy which can be found here.

The Savernake Team are following and implementing the Church of England’s Safer Recruitment and Practice Guidance which you can access here.

If you have any Safeguarding questions or concerns you can directly contact our Clergy or our Team Safeguarding Officer.

Further information can be found on the Church of England Diocesan website.

Team Safeguarding Officer
Eileen Devenish on 07774679468

Salisbury Diocesan Safeguarding Advisors
Suzy Futcher (Mon – Thurs) 07500 664800

Jem Carter (Tues – Fri) 07469857888



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Great Bedwyn Policy: GB safeguarding policy

Tidcombe Policy: Ticombe Safeguarding Policy

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Shalbourne Policy: Shalbourne Safeguarding Policy

Chute Policy: Chute Safeguarding Policy

Ham Policy: Ham Safeguarding Policy

  • Savernake Team Office:
    Samantha works from home.

    Please email her for any postal instructions.