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Non-Executive Directors

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Remuneration:£312 per day, plus expenses 

Location:Edinburgh, City of 

Closing date:21 August 2017 at midday 

Non-Executive Directors – Scottish Prison Service

At Scottish Prison Service (SPS) we deliver custodial and rehabilitation services for those sent to us by the courts by ensuring delivery of secure custody, safe and ordered prisons, decent standards of care and opportunities for prisoners to develop in a way that helps them reintegrate into the community on release.

If you share our Vision of making Scotland safer by protecting the public and reducing re-offending, you could help us achieve this by joining our diverse team of people who help shape our decisions and make sure we focus on what matters.

Scottish Prison Service (SPS) is looking to appoint Non-Executive Director(s) to join the existing Advisory Board members.

We are looking for people who understand strategic processes for governance, ideally with experience and understanding of accounting and auditing processes.  Our Non-Executive Directors are expected to support the Advisory Board in the delivery of its remit, providing a safe, challenging and well informed forum to which the Chief Executive and senior staff can bring issues to help them reach informed, well considered, well-rounded and defensible conclusions.  They will encourage our Executive team to consider the underlying reasoning, motivations, information, logic and principles underpinning their proposals and provide assistance in the transparency of decision-making.

Time Commitment: Up to 10 days per annum.

Remuneration: £312 per day plus expenses.

Location: Edinburgh, with travel to other SPS establishments as required

Applications must be received on or before Monday 21st August 2017 at 12noon.



Application Information

For further details of these exciting opportunities, please contact vacancies@sps.pnn.gov.uk to obtain an information pack and for details of how to apply.


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