Diocese of Newcastle

Diocesan Safeguarding Team


Our team is based at our Diocesan Offices at the following address:

Church House, St John's Terrace, North Shields, NE29 6HS or call 0191 270 4100.

Ruth Rogan, Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser

Ruth has overall responsibility for the strategic and operational activities of the team and is accountable to Bishop Christine. She has a social work background and can be contacted about any safeguarding concern anyone might have either within or outside the church community.

T: 07825 167 016
E: r.rogan@newcastle.anglican.org

Andrew Grant, Assistant Safeguarding Adviser

Andrew takes lead responsibility for assessing and managing situations involving anyone who might pose a risk to children and/or vulnerable adults. He has a police background and can be contacted about any safeguarding concern anyone might have either within or outside the church community.

T: 07741 633 670
E: a.grant@newcastle.anglican.org

Ruth O'Hagan, Administrative Support Officer

Ruth takes the lead in all matters related to DBS questions, queries and processes, apart from dealing with blemishes which Ruth Rogan does. She works closely with APCS (Access Personal Checking Services) and can advise on who needs a DBS check and who doesn't. Ruth can be contacted about our training, tell you what you have already done, need to do and ensure you have the information you need prior to attending a training session.

T: 0191 270 4100
E: r.o'hagan@newcastle.anglican.org