Oxford Diocesan Safeguarding Team

We offer advice, support and guidance to anyone in the diocese about all aspects of safeguarding.  This may include:

  • Advice and support: telephone, email and face-to-face consultation about a range of issues.
  • Policy and practice: signposting to national and local policies and practice guidance.
  • Training: safeguarding training to clergy and other leaders, churches and individual church members, including face-to-face training and online resources.
  • Casework: management of complex cases, joint-working with statutory agencies, consultation and advice.
  • Support for survivors: direct support and advice, provision of Authorised Listeners.

Jane Fisher

Interim Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor
07840 186814 – jane.fisher@oxford.anglican.org
Jane holds the post of Interim Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) until a permanent appointment is made. Jane is a reader in her church, passionate about all forms of justice and, among many other safeguarding roles, has previously led the safeguarding function for the Diocese of Winchester. Jane is responsible for ensuring that responses to concerns are timely, effective and proportionate. A key aspect of the DSA role is helping to develop a culture of confident safeguarding practice across the diocese.

Rebecca Norris-Bulpitt

Rebecca Norris-Bulpitt

Safeguarding Assistant & Training Officer

Rebecca brings safeguarding experience from a range of charity, education and healthcare settings. Rebecca joined the diocese in May last year, moving from Sobell House Hospice, where she managed the voluntary services department and led their training programme. Alongside supporting the work of the safeguarding team, a key aspect of Rebecca’s role is the development of safeguarding training across the diocese.

Linda Carpenter

Linda Carpenter

Safeguarding Administrator

Linda recently joined the diocese as safeguarding administrator after spending over 20 years working in administrative roles in Church schools. Linda is a churchwarden in her home parish and is looking forward to bringing her skills and experience to support the work of the Diocesan Safeguarding Team. Amongst her responsibilities will be supporting the DBS Disclosure processes and liaising with parish representatives.

For general safeguarding enquiries and advice on policies or procedures: