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  • Ref no: SOA05062
  • Published: 11/2/2020
  • Closes: 25/2/2020
  • Location: Various Locations within South Ayrshire, KA7 1DR
  • Rate: £13.84
  • Contract Type: Casual/Relief
  • Position Type: Casual/Relief

Job Description

What is the role?

The Council is undertaking a programme of activity to refresh its’ approach to Mediation, which is an effective tool in conflict resolution for neighbour disputes across all tenures. The Council is looking to recruit Casual Mediators to provide this service.

As a Mediator you will be required to quickly and constructively address disputes between neighbours who have agreed to participate and engage in mediation. As an impartial third party, you will assist and enable people who are in dispute to find ways to create a workable resolution to their issues.

Mediators are required to work flexibly, often outwith office hours and at weekends to suit the needs and demands of the involved parties and the service.

As a Mediator you will be required to undertake a 5 day training course, delivered by SACRO (A Scottish Community Justice Organisation), at the conclusion of the training course you will be required to complete and pass a formal assessment, this will provide you with the recognised accreditation as a Mediator. Final appointment to the Mediator role will be dependent on satisfactory completion of this course and the award of accreditation.

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Extra information:

The Grade of this post is Grade 2 / Level 7 and the hourly rate is £13.84.

This post is subject to a Standard Disclosure.

It should be noted that successful applicants will be placed on a bank list and contacted to work dependent on service requirements.    

Closing date for applications is 25 February 2020.

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