One family in Christ


Safeguarding Information

St John’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are committed and understand that early help is paramount in supporting families. We have a team of staff who are committed to offering early help in supporting families.

School based family worker

 Lindsey Cryer


Rachael Hickman

Safeguarding Lead and support

 Michael Unsworth

 Leslie Robinson

If you are concerned about a child or need some support please contact a member of staff.

Telephone 01706 647195

Should you have any Safeguarding or Child Protection concerns, out of hours or during school holidays the following contacts should be used:

 Rochdale Safeguarding Children Unit 

Open weekdays 9am – 4.30pm

Tel: 0300 303 0350

Multi Agency Screening Service (The MASS)

Open weekdays 8.45am – 4.45pm Rochdale Police Station

Tel: 0033 303 0440 Fax: 0844 963 2483

Out of hours, Emergency Duty Social Work Team

Open 16.45 – 8am weekdays, 24 hours during weekends and public holidays.

Tel: 0033 303 8875

Police, Public Protection and Investigation (PPIU)

This is a central switchboard for Greater Manchester Police.

Tel: 0161 856 8067

State you have a child protection concern about a child and where the child lives.

The Police Public Protection and Investigation Unit (PPIU) can also be contacted 8.30am – 5pm on

0161 856 8067/4559/4558

Education Safeguarding Officer

Tel: 01706 925384

Education Welfare Officer

Tel: 01706 925115

Local Authority Designated Officer (Allegations of Professional Abuse)

Tel: 01706 927617

Immediate risk to a child - 999

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