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Children's Hearings Scotland Area Convener role

Apply to become East Renfrewshire's Area Convener

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Children's Hearings Scotland is recruiting for the role of Area Convener for East Renfrewshire. This 10-15 hour per week role is an exciting volunteer opportunity to lead, provide direction and support to the Area Support Team of East Renfrewshire.

Area Conveners play a crucial role in providing leadership and direction to the volunteer Area Support Team which supports Panel Members at local level.

The role includes:

  • day to day oversight and management of the Area Support Team including playing a key role in leading recruitment, training and support for volunteer Panel Members at a local level
  • driving change at a local level including continually looking at opportunities to ensure the best decisions are being made with and for children and young people attending children's hearings.
  • building effective relationships with the local Panel Member community and partner organisations
  • acting as the representative for the Children's Hearings System at a local level and expressing and supporting the perspectives of Panel Members nationally
  • communicating and sharing information, promoting the work of Children's Hearings Scotland and acting as a spokesperson as required
  • monitoring performance and reporting on targets of the Area Support Team.

All reasonable travel and and out-of-pocket expenses will be reimbursed in line with Children's Hearings Scotland volunteer expenses policy.

For more information visit the Children's Hearings Scotland website.