Part-Time Reporter, South East
Based in Edinburgh
With locality-wide responsibilities
Temporary for 6 months
17.5 hours per week
Thursday, Friday & half-day or alternate Wednesdays
£38,344 – £42,328 (pro-rata)
The Children’s Hearings System provides the operational setting in which SCRA and our partner agencies work. The aim is to provide a safety net for vulnerable children and deliver tailored solutions which meet the needs of the individuals involved, while helping to build stronger families and safer communities.
Working at the heart of our unique care and justice system for children you will undertake the responsibility for an assigned caseload. Assessing referrals, supporting the hearings process and working closely with partner agencies, you will provide an excellent service that ensures the care and supervision needs of vulnerable children are met.
Qualified to degree level or equivalent in social work, law or another relevant discipline, you’ll bring at least two years experience in a similar environment. You will also be IT literate with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
If you wish to find out more about this job please download a job description, person specification and application form which can be found at the bottom of this page. For further information please contact EC_recruitment@scra.gov.uk
Closing date: Thursday 27 February 2020 Ref: EST1002/19
This post is subject to PVG Disclosure Scotland clearance. It is normal practice to appoint at the minimum point of the salary scale.
How to apply
Save the application form (below) to your desktop, fill in the relevant sections and submit it to EC_recruitment@scra.gov.uk When the email opens you must attach your completed form to it.
The Diversity Monitoring form is a separate section within the application form and should be completed and submitted as part of the application return so we can monitor equalities throughout our recruitment process.
Alternatively, postal applications can be returned to:
Area Support Assistant
6 Castle Wynd