Non-magistrate Member for Cleveland and County Durham and Darlington Recruitment Advisory Committee

Body: Cleveland and County Durham and Darlington Recruitment Advisory Committee
Appointing Department: Ministry of Justice
Sector: Judicial, Prison & Policing
Location: Cleveland and County Durham
Skills required: Regulation
Number of Vacancies: 2
Remuneration: HMCTS will meet the cost of the independent panel member ie Travel and Subsistence and Financial Loss of Earnings where appropriate
Time Requirements: On average around two or three meetings per year together with interviews as required. The committee is recruiting new magistrates continuously and you will need to be able to commit an average of one day each month for interviewing

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched

    25/10/2022

  • Closed for Applications

    30/11/2022 at 12:00

  • Panel Sift

    TBC

  • Final Interview Date

    TBC

  • Announcement

    TBC

Vacancy Description

Non-Magistrate Member of the Cleveland and County Durham and Darlington Recruitment Advisory Committee

Person Specification

  • Good inter-personal skills
  • Ability to participate in interviewing candidates for the magistracy. Experience of interviewing is an advantage but is not essential
  • Good judge of character and ability: objectivity
  • Ability to articulate clear, well founded reason on the suitability or otherwise of candidates
  • Awareness of own prejudices and ability to set them aside
  • Discretion in handling confidential information
  • Understanding or willingness to acquire understanding of the needs of the bench
  • Willingness and ability to talk about the magistracy and to participate in recruitment events
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Commitment, dedication and enthusiasm
  • Willingness to undergo such training as may, from time to time, be prescribed by the Lord Chancellor.

Additional Information

Candidates will not generally be reimbursed for the cost of travelling to and from the interview, or for any other expenses incurred in the process of pursuing their application.

How to Apply

Please see the following attached:

Appendix 1B (Part 1) – Applying to become a member of an advisory committee or sub-committee: notes of guidance

Appendix 1B (Part 2) – Application for appointment as a member of the Lord Chancellor’s advisory committee

Appendix 1C (Part 1) – Reference for an applicant for appointment as a non-magistrate member of the Lord Chancellor’s advisory committee

Appendix 1C (Part 2) – Reference for an applicant for appointment as a non-magistrate member of the Lord Chancellor’s – guidance for referees

Appendix 1D – Diversity and data monitoring questionnaire

Appendix 1G – Declaration for register of advisory committee members’ interests

Completed forms should be submitted to cdjsu@justice.gov.uk no later than 12 noon on
30 November 2022.

Attachments
Appendix-1B-Part-1--Advisory-Committee-application-guidance
Appendix-1B-Part-2--Advisory-Committee-application-form
Appendix-1C-Part-1-Reference-for-applicant-for-non-magistrate-member-appointment
Appendix 1c Part 2
Appendix-1D-Diversity-Montoring-Form-1
Appendix-1G-Declaration-Register

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