Caryn started at St Stephen’s in September 2014. She is from South Africa and came to London in 2002 were she worked as a Social Worker in Children’s Services. Caryn’s role on the staff is to co-ordinate pastoral care, this involves linking people seeking support with a listener from the pastoral care team, overseeing the bereavement support and helping to signpost people to effective support services. Caryn is one of St Stephen’s Safeguarding Officers, she is available to talk to anyone in the church who has a safeguarding concern or allegation. She oversees general safeguarding matters for children and vulnerable adults working alongside the ministry teams to help ensure that as a church St Stephen’s continues to prioritise safeguarding matters and the disclosure applications.
Caryn was once able to jump her own height.