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Council Offices West Dunbartonshire Council 16 Church Street Dumbarton, G82 1QL
£44,308.57 - £48,432.85 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
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Job Description

A rare opportunity has arisen for a community justice coordinator with West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership. We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive person to work alongside the HSCP and Partners to coordinate and develop the work of the Community Justice Partnership. You will be a skilful communicator with experience in building stakeholder relationships and supporting collaborative working. You will have knowledge of Scottish Community Justice policy and related policy areas, be skilled in your communication and have experience and ability to produce written reports with associated data, for local and national groups.

Partnership working is key , we are looking for a strategic thinker who is able to work with partners in promoting the outcomes for individuals who have involvement with the Justice system, to support prevention , ensure the voices of service users are heard and inform planning and to improve experiences of transitions form custody to community.

For an informal discussion please contact Laura Smith on


This post is considered as Regulated Work with Children/Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.

Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual

The successful candidate will benefit from the following:

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

•    Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
•    A minimum of 24 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 34 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
•    Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support
For information about West Dunbartonshire Council please click on the following link and see why we are an employer of choice: About Us
More information on the benefits of working within West Dunbartonshire Council, can be found using the following link: Benefits of Working with us

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