The Scottish Government
The Scottish Government

Current vacancies

Appointment of Members to the Poverty and Inequality Commission

  • Management Board
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh and Glasgow
  • Closing 1st April 2019

Scottish Ministers are looking to appoint up to eight Members to the new statutory Poverty and Inequality Commission. Initial appointments are for up to five years following establishment of the body on 1 July 2019.

The Commission will collectively hold the Scottish Government to account on their progress in tackling poverty and inequality. It will also have a lead role in considering the impacts of actions by others on poverty and inequality in Scotland, providing constructive challenge as appropriate. Across the Commission’s work, it will seek to influence stakeholders effectively to deliver change.

You will work closely with your colleagues to reach agreement on the areas of interest and how the Commission may influence the wider discussions on poverty and inequality. You will bring your unique experience, perspective and knowledge to these discussions. Given the broad range of interests and backgrounds you will work with your colleagues to identify common ground and reach an informed, shared view, which will be adopted by the Commission.

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Top job! Lead Inspector HMICS

  • Full time
  • £69,790 – £72,177
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th February 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen and we are currently seeking applications for a Lead Inspector – Specialist Crime within the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) based in Edinburgh.

The post holder will ensure that HMICS can deliver on its statutory duties in relation to inspections of Police Scotland across the more specialist areas of policing, including major crime, covert policing, counter terrorism, serious and organised crime, intelligence, management of registered sex offenders, public protection, child sexual exploitation and abuse and general CID duties.