Up to 10 Members plus 1 Welsh Member of the Youth Justice Board. PAT150032-YJB-MEMBERSAnnounced
|Body:||Youth Justice Board|
|Appointing Department:||Ministry of Justice|
|Sector:||Judicial, Prison & Policing|
|Location:||The role is currently based in Central London however some travel may be required.|
|Number of Vacancies:||Up to 11 members|
|Remuneration:||The roles are remunerated at a daily rate of £250 (unless you already receive a salary for full-time work paid from public funds in which case there is no additional salary). Remuneration is taxable and subject to Class I National Insurance contributions. Reasonable standard travel expenses will be payable. The posts are not pensionable.|
|Time Requirements:||Around three days per month.|
An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.View Announcement
Closed for Applications
18/09/2017 at 12:00
Final Interview Date
MoJ Director Offender and Youth Justice Policy, Probation and Youth Justice Policy (Panel Chair); • Departmental Official
Chief Executive of the Youth Justice Board • Representative of Organisation
sitting in place of Charlie Taylor on 28th November only
Sarah Stoney Added 14/09/2017
, Deputy Director Wales Office Legal Advisers, member with Welsh justice expertise • Other Panel Member
Paula McDonald Added 14/09/2017
Judicial Appointments Commission Independent Panellist, independent member • Independent Member
The role of a Board Member is to:
o Provide strategic direction for the YJB in fulfilling its statutory function to provide independent advice on, and monitoring and scrutiny of, the youth justice system;
o Engage with stakeholders across the youth justice system to meet the organisation’s corporate aims;
o Scrutinise and challenge the YJB executive; and
o Act as an Ambassador for the YJB in promoting a distinct Youth Justice system countrywide.
o Effective leadership skills with experience of/ability to engage with a range of diverse stakeholders including those at senior levels and exceptional interpersonal and communication skills;
o Experience of analysing complex information and making sound judgements based on evidence, leading to practical recommendations;
o Proven ability to bring about reform, and to challenge and be innovative in your approach. An ability to promote solutions and bring learning from new fields; and
o A strong commitment to equality of opportunity and a clear understanding of the factors that can turn around the lives of the most vulnerable young people.
Experience specific criteria:
To ensure a balance of expertise within the Board and to achieve the YJB’s challenging objectives, Board Members should have experience in one or more of the following areas;
o Working in the voluntary and community sector with a firm understanding of the needs of disadvantaged young people;
o Working at a senior level in the public sector delivering services to children and young people;
o Senior business private sector experience in commissioning and / or delivering public services and of securing efficiency savings whilst improving outcomes;
o Academic or opinion-former specialising in youth justice;
o Advocating or representing the voice and needs of children and young people; and
o Experience and knowledge of commissioning and / or delivery of health care services that meet the needs of children and young people in community and custodial settings – including mental health, language and communication and substance misuse arrangements.
Member with experience of the youth justice system in Wales
In addition to the areas listed above;
o Experience of working within the devolved administration in Wales.
o It will be important that a Member’s other commitments do not cast any doubt on their ability to act independently and impartially in discharging the role; any potential conflict of interest must be declared.
o All Members are required to adhere to the YJB’s code of practice and rules of conduct – these documents are available at:
How to Apply
Send the following documents:
o A copy of your CV;
o A supporting letter of no more than two sides that evidences how you meet all the criteria;
o Details of any potential conflicts of interest;
o Previous or current public appointments;
o Names and contacts details of two referees (who will be contacted if you are shortlisted for interview);
o Political activity declaration form; and the
o Equal opportunities monitoring form.
Complete applications should be sent to: PublicAppointmentsTeam@justice.gsi.gov.uk, receipt of applications will be acknowledged.
|Supporting documents (2017-june 17)|