Part-Time Support Assistant (Reception), North Strathclyde

Based in Greenock
With locality-wide responsibilities
25:40 hours per week
Monday – Friday
£18,296 – £18,783 (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.

Support Assistant (Reception) is a key member of our Reception Support Services Team. As the first point of contact for all visitors to our office, you will provide a warm reception for children, their families and all other persons attending hearings, as well as liaising with a variety of our partners including social workers, police and teachers. You will also provide general clerical support including processing paper and electronic mail/documents, photocopying and filing.

The skills you will require in this post are the sensitivity to deal with people from all backgrounds warmly and effectively, and sound administrative and digital skills.

The postholder will provide reception cover for hearings held in Dunoon and Rothesay therefore travel to these locations is required.

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

Closing date: Thursday 12 December 2019                                  Ref: EST986/19

This post is subject to PVG clearance by Disclosure Scotland. It is normal practice to appoint at the minimum point of the salary scale.

Save the application form (below) to your desktop, fill in the relevant sections and submit it via email to 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:

Irene Moffat
Area Support Assistant
6 Castle Wynd

We welcome applications from all protected characteristics including care experience.

Job Description
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