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Remuneration:£280 per day 

Location:Various locations throughout Scotland 

Closing date:03 April 2018 at midnight 


Do you have the passion to make a difference for the people of Scotland? Are you a strategic thinker with a real focus on improvement?  Do you have the skills, knowledge and passion to take on one of today’s most important and exciting public service roles?

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is leading the way in public services by transforming to better meet the needs of its communities. Would you like to work alongside a dynamic team and play your part in improving the safety and wellbeing of people throughout Scotland?

Ministers are looking to appoint a number of Members to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Board. Working alongside the Service’s Strategic Leadership Team, you will provide independent scrutiny, insight and support to ensure the best results are achieved.

We are particularly looking for individuals with proven experience in, or oversight of, leading change in service delivery, finance and audit, people and change management, strategic digital skills, and expertise in analysis and performance. These roles require commitment and energy and offer a unique opportunity to help build a safer, stronger, more resilient Scotland through an essential public service that touches the whole of society.

Applications are welcome from across Scotland’s geography and would be particularly welcome from groups currently under-represented on Scotland’s public bodies, such as women, ethnic minorities, disabled people and people aged under 50.

The positions attract a remuneration rate in the form of a daily fee of £280, with a time commitment of up to 5 days per month. Travel, childcare, carers and other essential expenses are also provided where required.

Completed applications must be received on or before 3 April 2018.

* Scottish Ministers are committed to diversity and equality.

* The public appointments process promotes, demonstrates and upholds equality of opportunity for all applicants.

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

Appointed on merit; committed to diversity and equality.


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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 PA_Applications_Mailbox@gov.scot, or by writing to the Public Appointments Team, Scottish Government, Area 3F North, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6QQ.

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