Mar 202019

Lay Member - Humber and South Yorkshire Recruitment Advisory Committee

Body: Humber and South Yorkshire Recruitment Advisory Committee
Appointing Department: Ministry of Justice
Sectors: Judicial, Prison & Policing
Location: Humber and South Yorkshire Criminal Justice Area
Skills required: Legal / Judicial
Number of Vacancies: 4
Remuneration: HMCTS will meet the cost of the independent panel member ie Travel and Subsistence and Financial Loss of Earnings where appropriate
Time Requirements: on average around two or three meetings per year together with interviews as required.
Closing Date: 30/04/2019 12:00
Interviews: It is anticipated that interviews will take place in May 2019 at the Doncaster Justice Centre North.

Vacancy Description

Non-Magistrate Member of the Humber and South Yorkshire Recruitment Advisory Committee

Person Specification

  • Good inter-personal skills
  • Ability to participate in interviewing candidates for the magistracy. Experience of interviewing is an advantage but is not essential
  • Good judge of character and ability: objectivity
  • Ability to articulate clear, well founded reason on the suitability or otherwise of candidates
  • Awareness of own prejudices and ability to set them aside
  • Discretion in handling confidential information
  • Understanding or willingness to acquire understanding of the needs of the bench
  • Willingness and ability to talk about the magistracy and to participate in recruitment events
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Commitment, dedication and enthusiasm
  • Willingness to undergo such training as may, from time to time, be prescribed by the Lord Chancellor.

Additional Information

Candidates will not generally be reimbursed for the cost of travelling to and from the interview, or for any other expenses incurred in the process of pursuing their application.

How to Apply

Please see the following attached:

Completed forms should be submitted to no later than 12 noon on
30 April 2019.

This post is regulated by The Commissioner for Public Appointments

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