Last updated 27th January 2020
The following staff are based at the Diocesan offices at the address below:
Clayton House, Walker Office Park, Blackburn, BB1 2QE
Telephone 01254 503070
M: 07711 485170
M: 07817 550224
Julie is the central point of contact for all enquiries relating to training and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
Julie works part-time and is usually in the office 8:00am – 4:00pm Monday to Thursday.
T: 01254 503088
Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Panel
The Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Panel (DSAP) plays an important role in the Diocese of Blackburn. The DSAP works in partnership with the Bishop's Staff and the Diocesan Safeguarding Team in offering strategy, policy, and practice advice and support to the Diocese.
The DSAP is constituted in line with the House of Bishop's practice guidance 'Key Roles and Responsibilites of Church Office Holders and Bodies 2017' The DSAP Chair reports to the Bishop of Blackburn. DSAP members are appointed by the Bishop and include professionals with expertise and current experience in the strategic overview and practices regarding the safeguarding of children and adults.
Contacting the DSAP
If you are not happy about how a safeguarding matter has been dealt with and you cannot resolve the issue or concern with the Diocesan Safeguarding Team you can contact the Independent Chair of the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Panel.
The DSAP is always interested in hearing feedback and comments regarding safeguarding matters in the diocese. If you wish to comment, compliment or complain about a safeguarding concern the Chair of the panel can be contacted on the details below:
Mr Simon Bass (Chair of the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Panel)
c/o:Diocesan Offices, Clayton House,Walker Office Park, Blackburn, BB1 2QE