Community Justice Partnership (CJP) Manager

  • Part time
  • from £34,231 pro-rata
  • HTSI Office, Dingwall (with some flexibility) (Hybrid)
  • Closing 28th April 2024


  • Advertised from 9th April 2024
  • 21 hours a week. Permanent, subject to ongoing funding. Starting Salary £23,961.77 (FTE, £34,231.10 based on a 30hr working week)

Role

About Us.

The Highland Third Sector Interface started work in late 2012 and officially launched early 2013. We are funded by the Scottish Government, among others, and are one of a network of 32 other ‘Third Sector Interfaces’ across Scotland.

What is a TSI?

A Third Sector Interface provides a single point of access for support and advice for the Third Sector within a local area. They have an outcome framework that they have to work within, but how that is done is very much based on local need and diversity within the geography and nature of the Third Sector in that area.

About the CJP

The Highland Community Justice Partnership (CJP) was established in 2016 in response to the new Community Justice Scotland Act (2016). The role of the Partnership is simply to work better together in partnership to help prevent offending and reduce reoffending.

About this Role

The model for community justice in Scotland places local strategic planning and delivery of community justice services through Community Planning Partnerships. The purpose of this post is to support the delivery of the local Highland Community Justice Outcome Improvement Plan, the operation and reporting of the Community Justice Partnership.

Responsibilities:

CJP Support

• Support the CJP to build relationships and cooperation, supporting the development and delivery of the Community Justice Outcome Improvement Plan

• To support information sharing and transparency across the governance pathway through the CJP, Highland CPP and elsewhere as agreed.

Community Justice Development

• Support the CJP to leverage in resourcing to deliver change and actions within the Plan that develops approaches to community justice in Highland

• Actively involve the Third Sector, communities, service users, families and victims of offending in the planning and delivery of the work of the CJP and individual partners.

Reporting

• Preparing and submitting reports and other information , with support from the CJP, to Scottish ministers and CJS

• Prepare and submit the annual report, based on the information submitted by the CJP organisations, both to the Scottish Ministers/CJS and a second public facing report to demonstrate progression and performance of the CJP

As a team member

• Provide line management for the CJP Development Officer

• Work collaboratively and respectfully of colleagues, stakeholders and others

• Be professional, bringing your best effort and in an honest and non-judgmental way

• Undertake any other reasonable task

Application notes

To find out more please visit our website or download a Recruitment Pack below.

Applications should be sent to enquiry@highlandtsi.org.uk with the subject line ‘Application for employment’ and include the following:

1. A CV, not more than three sides of A4 and including two referees

2. A Personal statement to include:

• A general statement in support specifically considering the section titled ‘About You’ above (maximum 400 words);

• An outline of a time you worked in a multi-agency partnership, what you did and how you did it (maximum 300 words), and;

• An outline of your commitment to community justice(Maximum 150 words)

3. Your personal statement must also include, in addition to the above word count, a signed statement available in the application pack.


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