Do you want to lead the establishment of a new, independent and trauma-informed public body which treats survivors with respect, dignity and compassion?
For decades, children in residential care in Scotland were failed by those entrusted to look after them. Scotland is taking steps to face up to those failings by establishing a new financial redress scheme for survivors of historical child abuse in care.
The Scottish Parliament passed the Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Bill on 11 March 2021. The Bill creates ‘Redress Scotland’, a new Non-Departmental Public Body which will make decisions on applications from survivors seeking financial redress.
As Chair of Redress Scotland, in addition to providing strategic leadership and embedding a culture of trauma-informed practice you will:
Closing date: 16 April 2021 at midnight
Full information is available here Scottish Government - Public Appointments (appointed-for-scotland.org)
For further information about Redress Scotland and the role of Chair, please contact Donald Henderson, Deputy Director for Redress, Relations and Response Division at Scottish Government (firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you have any queries about this appointment process, you should contact the Scottish Government at RedressScotlandResourcing@gov.scot.
Appointed on merit; committed to diversity and equality.