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Top job! Improvement Lead

  • Full time
  • £38,541
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th May 2021

  • Advertised from 19th April 2021
  • Fixed term until 31st March 2022, Secondments will be considered.


Community Justice Scotland - CJS - believes that smart justice, based on the best evidence of what works to prevent offending, will make Scotland a safer place to live.

CJS is looking for a dynamic person who will help drive our multi-faceted Improvement work to deliver smart justice.

Working with those in local Community Justice Partnerships, statutory justice bodies, the third sector and Scottish Government, you will, alongside other Improvement Team colleagues and across CJS teams, participate in a range of high-profile strategic initiatives to support the aims of the National Strategy for Community Justice and the CJS corporate plan.

Using your well-developed influencing skills you will engage with local partnerships on the development of their local community justice plans. Building on your knowledge and understanding of community justice you will also contribute to national guidance that reflects the different needs and challenges faced by local areas across Scotland. Working within the wider Team you will also lead the implementation of key recommendations in our recently published report,

Application notes

This post is of a temporary nature until the end of March 2022. Secondments will be considered. Closing date for applications is Tuesday 4 May 2021 @ midday.

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