Children’s Panel Members are trained to take part in children’s hearings and make important decisions with and for infants, children and young people.
We are looking for committed and enthusiastic people across Scotland to take on the volunteer role of Depute Area Convener. Depute Area Conveners play a key role by supporting the local Area Convener in the leadership of local volunteers.
What will you be doing?
Supporting the local Area Convener, you’ll be managing a team of volunteers to recruit, select, quality assure and manage concerns or complaints in your area. You’ll be working with local partners, communicating with Panel Members and leading on and implementing 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.
Who are we looking for?
You’ll be enthusiastic and committed to securing the rights of children and young people and improving their outcomes and experiences; able to lead and be part of a team; a strong communicator. You should also be familiar with working with volunteers and be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to and understanding of the ethos of the children’s hearings system.
Where should you be based?
We are looking for Depute Area Conveners in East Renfrewshire, Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire.