Position open on Children’s Panel

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Applications are invited for a vital role with East Renfrewshire’s children’s panel.

The voluntary role of depute area convener is open for applications, and the successful candidate will join the area convener in leading a team of 25 panel members.

The Children’s Hearing system is Scotland’s care and justice system for young people in need of care, protesction and support.

Volunteers are asked to commit to between two and six days per month, and will be reimbursed for reasonable travel and out-of-pocket expenses.

The depute’s responsibilities include chairing local meetings and providing support for the team.

Applicants are asked to demonstrate a commitment to and understanding of the hearings system and should have excellent organisational and communication skills; the ability to foster good working relationships; impartiality; problem-solving and experience of working with both paid staff and volunteers.

Anyone interested in the position is asked to contact Franck David on 0131 244 4888 or franck.david@chs.gsi.gov.uk for an application pack.

The deadline for completed applications is Tuesday (November 11).