Post Title: MAPPA Independent Chair
Location: Various Units
Hours: 3-4 days per month
Duration: 12 months
Salary: £350 Per Day
Contact Person: Maria Cano Montaner Tel: 01349 781300
Job Purpose: We are seeking to appoint an Independent Chair to provide leadership and vision to the Highlands and Islands Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) Strategic Oversight Group, in accordance with National Guidelines to ensure the discharge of the SOG public protection function under the eserved=0″> Management of Offenders etc. (Scotland) Act 2005
This is a unique opportunity to work with Shetland Council, Orkney Council, Comhairle nan Siar, Highland Council, NHS Highland, NHS Shetland, NHS Orkney, NHS Western Isles, Police Scotland, Scottish Prison Service and relevant voluntary sector organisations
We are looking for an inclusive leader with passion, who is committed to partnership working to elevate Public Protection across the Highlands and Islands. Substantial experience of working at an executive / strategic level in one of the core disciplines represented on the MAPPA SOG is required and they will be responsible to the Highland Chief Officers Group.
We are keen to support applications from experienced strategic leaders who understand the MAPPA Public Protection landscape. MAPPA SOG Meetings are held virtually given the expansive geography of the Highlands and Islands and applications from across the regions are welcomed. There will be opportunities for partners and stakeholders to come together for in-person events and these will be carefully planned and negotiated recognising the logistics of the area.
This is a 12 month contract with a time commitment of 3-4 days per month. A further 2 year extension may be negotiated. Remuneration is £350 per day (pro rata for part days)
Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.
Please find the Job Description below.
The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.
As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.
Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.
Substantial experience of working at an executive / strategic level in one of the core disciplines represented on the MAPPA SOG with specific experience in one of the MAPPA SOG areas (as outlined above).
To be able to travel within the authority and more widely as required.
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