Safeguarding Officer

The Safeguarding Officer for the Ministry Area is Cath Barr . She is a community midwife working for the NHS

Her role as Safeguarding officer is to ensure anyone who is involved with children or vulnerable adults, in a role within the Ministry Area, has current DBS clearance, that any concerns are responded to appropriately and to liaise with the diocese and provincial safeguarding teams.

Report a Concern:  If you have any concerns about anyone, that you feel need to be discussed, you are welcome to contact Cath on 07817336824 / 02920616527 or  All the clergy are DBS checked and have had safeguarding training, so you may discuss anything with them also.

A DBS check is a way for employers (Including organisations using voluntary workers) to check for criminal records, to help decide whether volunteers are a suitable people to work for them. This includes deciding whether it is suitable for them to work with children or vulnerable adults.

The Church in Wales is committed to safeguarding as an integral part of its life, mission and ministry.​
The Church in Wales will:​

  • promote the wellbeing of children and adults at risk​
  • raise awareness of safeguarding within the Church​
  • work to prevent abuse or harm from occurring​
  • seek to protect and respond well to those that have been abused.​

More details on the safeguarding policy is on the Church in Wales website.