The Scottish Government
The Scottish Government

Current vacancies

Top job! Chair appointment

  • Management Board
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th November 2018

Would you like to make a difference to the public’s health in Scotland?

Scottish Minsters and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) are looking to appoint a Chair to Public Health Scotland. This will be a new national health body which will provide strong leadership and create a more integrated, consistent system for protecting public health, with the aim of increasing healthy life expectancy and reducing health inequality in Scotland.

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Safeguarders are appointed by Ministers and have a unique and important role in children’s hearings and related court proceedings. They can inform and influence hearing’s decisions. Children 1st is contracted by the Scottish Government to manage the national Safeguarders Panel. On behalf of Scotland’s children & young people we seek individuals who can:

  • Maintain an unwavering focus on the child or young person’s interests in children’s hearings and related court proceedings
  • Be attuned to the child or young person and make the best possible investigation and analysis to form recommendations
  • Have the values, skills and experience to uphold the vision of the national Safeguarders Panel to be excellent, transparent, consistent and respectful for children and young people

Applications are now invited from individuals motivated by providing this role to children and young people, who are committed to making the most informed recommendations for children and young people. There will be positions across Scotland and we would particularly welcome applications from Dumfries & Galloway; Argyll & Bute and Highlands.