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Independent Prison Monitor

This appointment is closed and is displayed for reference only. 


Remuneration:This is a volunteer role 


Closing date:09 April 2020 at midnight 

HM Inspectorate of Prisons for Scotland

Could you provide invaluable support by ensuring prisoners’ human rights are upheld and that life in prison contributes to their rehabilitation? You may be the person who can make a unique contribution to improving Scotland’s prisons by visiting prisons, listening to and supporting prisoners and positively impacting on their lives and your wider local community. We are looking for people with a range of different backgrounds and experiences and we are recruiting for all 15 prisons in Scotland. The role is flexible as visits are conducted at various times and can fit in with your personal circumstances. You do not need any special qualifications or experience because we will provide all necessary training and support.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 9 April 2020.

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Application Information

*Please note that this is not a regulated public appointment, therefore the Public Appointments Team are unable to answer any queries in relation to this vacancy, please contact the Board directly*

Additional Information

  1. Information Pack
  2. Application Form