Diocesan Safeguarding Manager
T: 023 9289 9677
Diocesan Safeguarding Trainer
Reporting a Concern
Parish safeguarding concerns should be reported to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team at firstname.lastname@example.org using the form below.
Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Panel
The Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Panel (DSAP) plays an important role in the Diocese of Portsmouth, 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 Responsibilities of Church Office Holders and Bodies 2017’. The DSAP Chair reports to the Bishop of Portsmouth. 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 contact details are below:
Leslie Rogers JP (Chair of Safeguarding Advisory Panel)
Address: c/o Diocese of Portsmouth, First Floor, Peninsular House, Wharf Road, PO2 8HB