Non-Magistrate member for Advisory Committee

Body: HM Courts and Tribunals Service - Northumbria Recruitment Advisory Committee
Appointing Department: Ministry of Justice
Sector: Judicial, Prison & Policing
Location: Northumbria, North East England
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: The post is unpaid but reasonable expenses are paid to cover costs incurred.
Time Requirements: 2 days induction training initially, 4 committee meetings per annum lasting up to 3 hours during business hours, interview panels as and when required.

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications


  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date

    March 2021 (TBC)

  • Announcement


Vacancy Description

  • Within parameters set by Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service, to recruit new magistrates and to plan how the committee will recruit and select those magistrates
  • To recruit and recommend to the Lord Chancellor and the Lord Chief Justice candidates with the necessary qualities for appointment as magistrates
  • To recruit and recommend candidates with the necessary qualities for appointment as members of the advisory committee and, where appropriate, sub-committees

Person Specification

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interview candidates for the magistracy
  • Good judge of character and ability: objectivity
  • Ability to articulate clear, well founded reasons
  • Discretion in handling confidential information
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Commitment, dedication and enthusiasm
  • Willingness to undergo training prescribed by the Lord Chancellor

Additional Information

Term of office is ordinarily 9 years (up to the age of 70 years)

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