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Vacancies

Here you will find a list of all of the current Area Support Team vacancies. Make sure to read the information packs for more information on each role. 


Area Convener - South East Scotland

We are looking for a volunteer Area Convener to provider local leadership for our Area Support Team in South East Scotland (covering East Lothian, Mid Lothian and the Scottish Borders). This role involves managing a team of volunteers and developing new ways of working for your area. You’ll be working with local partners, communicating with Panel Members and leading on national improvements at the local level. You will also make sure that the views of young people are heard and acted upon within your area.


See full information pack here. If you want to have an informal chat about the role, or need any additional support, please get in touch with catherine.goodfellow@chs.gov.scot.

  • If you are already a part of our community apply here*.  
  • If you are new to Children's Hearings Scotland apply here*. 

*You will receive an email acknowledging that you have registered from powerapps.service@childrensreporter.onmicrosoft.com

Depute Area Convener

Supporting the local Area Convener, Deputes help manage a team of volunteers, working with local partners and engaging with Panel Members. We need strong communicators who are enthusiastic and committed to securing the rights of children and young people.

See full information pack here. If you want to have an informal chat about the role, or need any additional support, please get in touch with catherine.goodfellow@chs.gov.scot.

  • If you are already a part of our community apply here*. 
  • If you are new to Children's Hearings Scotland apply here*. 

Available vacancies:

  • Aberdeen City
  • Aberdeenshire
  • Central and West Lothian 
  • Fife
  • Shetland
  • South East Scotland

*You will then receive an email acknowledging that you have registered from "powerapps.service@childrensreporter.onmicrosoft.com". 


Panel Practice Advisor

Panel Practice Advisors are responsible for selecting and recommending Panel Members for appointment. They also regularly observe Panel Members within children's hearings and feedback so improvements can be made. Their goal is to support Panel Members through feedback to ensure the strongest possible decisions are being made for children and young people. If you would like to have an informal chat, please get in touch via the links below.

If you want to have an informal chat about the role, or need any additional support, please get in touch with catherine.goodfellow@chs.gov.scot

  • If you are already a part of our community apply here*.  
  • If you are new to Children's Hearings Scotland apply here*.  

Available vacancies:

  • Aberdeen City
  • Aberdeenshire
  • Ayrshire
  • East Renfrewshire
  • Eilean Siar
  • Glasgow
  • Orkney
  • Shetland
  • South East Scotland
  • South Lanarkshire
  • West Dunbartonshire

*You will then receive an email acknowledging that you have registered from "powerapps.service@childrensreporter.onmicrosoft.com".