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Remuneration:£143 per day 

Location:Dundee City  

Closing date:16 August 2017 at midnight 

The SSSC’s main responsibility is to regulate the social service workforce in Scotland, including their education and training. The aims and objectives of the SSSC are to protect those who use services; raise standards of practice; strengthen and support the professionalism of the workforce, contribute to securing a sustainable future for social care through development of new roles, new qualifications and ways of working.

Scottish Ministers wish to fill 1 member position with an SSSC registrant

Time Commitment
As a Member you will probably need to spend a minimum of 5 days per month on Council business, some of which may be in the evenings or weekends. You should also demonstrate an adequate degree of flexibility to attend at a greater frequency subject to the Council’s on-going business needs. The Council meetings will normally be held in Dundee.

Length of appointment
The term of appointment will be for up to 3 years with the possibility of re-appointment subject to evidence of satisfactory performance through annual appraisal and to satisfy the requirements of the person specification for the role at the time of re-appointment.  Reappointment is not automatic.

Remuneration and allowances
At the date of appointment, remuneration of £143 per day is payable. Your appointment as a member is not pensionable. The Council will pay allowances at rates set centrally for any travel and subsistence costs necessarily incurred on Council business. Reasonable receipted childcare and dependant carer expenses incurred on Council business will also be reimbursed where applicable. Remuneration will be paid through payroll and is taxable.  PAYE deductions in respect of income tax and National Insurance will be made. If appropriate it will be for you to arrange authorisation of the non-application of PAYE or National Insurance.

The Council meetings will normally be held in Dundee.

Interviews will take place on 15th September in Dundee.

Further Information
Full details of the experience, knowledge and skills required for this appointment are contained in the Applicant Information Pack.  You can access the pack via the link below.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 16th August 2017

Scottish Ministers particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented on Scotland’s public bodies, such as women, disabled people, ethnic minorities and people aged under 50.

Appointed on merit; committed to diversity and equality.

Application Information

Please apply online.  If you experience any difficulties accessing our website, or in the event that you require a word version of the application form, please contact the Public Appointments Team on (Freephone) 0300 244 1898, by email at Public.appointments@gov.scot , or by writing to Public Appointments, Scottish Government, 3F North, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6QQ.

Additional Information

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