Safeguarding team

The safeguarding team support people in parishes to keep themselves and others safe.  The key activities of the team are:-

  • Providing safeguarding advice and support;
  • Managing serious cases;
  • Delivering safeguarding training;
  • Providing safer recruitment support;
  • Ensuring compliance to safeguarding legislation and practice guidance;
  • Quality assurance and external scrutiny of safeguarding practice.


Sarah Acraman, Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor

Sarah is a qualified and experienced social worker, and is able to give advice and help in relation to safeguarding issues that you may have noticed or experienced.


Andy Earl, Assistant Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor

Email Andy

Sue Day, Safeguarding Governance Manager

Sue is a mine of information about safeguarding policies and practice, and also general inquiries about safeguarding at a parish, deanery or diocesan level.


Mandy Wells, Diocesan Safeguarding Trainer

Mandy organises and runs loads of training for people at all levels within the diocese. We give training courses to hundreds of people every year! Please talk to Mandy about any of your safeguarding training needs or questions.


JUSTINE HOSKING, Independent Chair of the
Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Panel

The panel draws on the experience of people involved in safeguarding in other walks of life, from education, the NHS, Social care and the police, for example, to help shape and inform decisions about the development of our safeguarding practices and policies.

Justine Hosking is a solicitor specialising in social care law. She previously managed the Cornwall Council legal team supporting children and adult services and education and was the chair of the Cornwall Family Justice Board. Her contribution to child protection and safeguarding practice enabled her to be appointed as Crown Counsel on secondment to the Attorney General’s office in the Falkland Islands to advise the government on implementation of new children’s law and practice.

Justine  believes passionately that ‘safeguarding is everyone’s business’.


This email box is monitored by the safeguarding team.  Should you wish to send a confidential message to Justine or the DSAP please post it to Church House, Truro Business Park, Woodlands Court, Threemilestone, Truro, TR4 9NH – marked PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL TO BE OPENED BY JUSTINE HOSKING.

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