Vacancies


 15/06/2017: The RMA currently has 5 live vacancies; Research Lead, Risk Practice Lead, OLR Case Workers and Finance Administrator. Scroll down for full details.

 


 

Research Lead

Permanent, Full Time 37 hours per week

£34,568 to £39,111 (pay award pending)

The RMA is currently seeking to recruit a senior experienced researcher as Research Lead to develop and implement the RMA's research programme. This includes the design of innovative research projects to advance effective practice in risk assessment and risk management.

 

The role is suited to a researcher qualified to post graduate or post-doctoral level, with knowledge in the fields of either psychology, criminal justice or social work. Substantial experience of interrogating qualitative and quantitative data from a variety of stakeholders/partners for research/analysis purposes; evidence of successfully designing and leading large scale research projects; producing written papers to publication standard; and a good working knowledge of research methods and competence in using SPSS  are required.


Knowledge of a relevant criminal justice practice environment and knowledge of the development, theory and research evidence in the field of risk assessment and management are essential.

 

 

Full details of this role including the job description, which outlines the necessary knowledge and skills required to fulfill this post, are available to download below.

 

Applicants who wish to discuss this position informally can contact Mark McSherry on 0141 278 4475.

 

Completed applications and diversity monitoring forms should be returned in confidence via email to:

recruitment@rmascotland.gsi.gov.uk

 

Completed applications should be returned no later than the 26th of June 2017.

 


 

Finance Administrator

Permanent, Full Time 37 hours per week

£18,729 to £21,059 (pay award pending)

The RMA is currently seeking to recruit a an enthusiatic and motivated Finance Administrator to its business team on a full time, permanent basis. 


Key responsibilities include processing orders and invoices, conducting reconciliations, updating records; and producing financial reports to assist in the preparation of annual budgets, forecasts and year end accounts. The role will also support the team’s administrative duties, including assisting meetings, supporting human resource processes and the general business office functions.   

 

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a HNC level qualification in a finance related subject or relevant financial work experience. The candidate will be a team player who is able to apply their knowledge to the efficient processing of financial and administrative tasks, meeting deadlines where required. Working to defined procedures already in place, the candidate will be willing to contribute towards the ongoing development of these procedures and will be encouraged to do so.

 

 

Full details of this role including the job description, which outlines the necessary knowledge and skills required to fulfill this post, are available to download below.

 

Applicants who wish to discuss this position informally can contact Paul Foy on 0141 278 4478.

 

Completed applications and diversity monitoring forms should be returned in confidence via email to:

recruitment@rmascotland.gsi.gov.uk

 

Completed applications should be returned no later than Sunday the 2nd of July 2017.

 


 

OLR Case Worker

Fixed Term to 31 December 2018, Full Time 37 hours per week

£25,022 to £28,310 (pay award pending)

The RMA is seeking to recruit two OLR Case Workers on a full time basis for a fixed term.
The role of the case worker is to assist in the evaluation of Risk Management Plans for
offenders subject to an Order for Lifelong Restriction (OLR); review annual reports on the
implementation of Risk Management Plans; support the administration of processes for
accreditation of risk assessors; quality assure risk assessment reports, assist in
administration of the RMA’s case management system for Risk Management Plans and
Accreditation; and support the work of the RMA’s Board and Senior Management Team.


The role is ideally suited to a recent graduate in the fields of either psychology, criminal
justice, social work or law, or an individual with practical experience of managing complex
cases within defined processes.


The role includes a diverse range of responsibilities and applicants must be able to
demonstrate strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills and be highly
organised. In addition, applicants should be used to dealing with confidential information with
integrity and efficiency.

 

 

Full details of this role including the job description and person specification, which outlines the necessary knowledge and skills required to fulfill this post, are available to download below.

 

Applicants who wish to discuss this position informally can contact our Head of Delivery, Heather Irving on 0141 278 4478.

 

Completed applications and diversity monitoring forms should be returned in confidence via email to:

recruitment@rmascotland.gsi.gov.uk

 

Completed applications should be returned no later than Tuesday the 4th of July 2017.

 


 

Risk Practice Lead

Permanent, Full Time 37 hours per week

£34,568 to £39,111 (pay award pending)

The Risk Management Authority (RMA) is seeking to recruit a Risk Practice Lead on a full time, permanent basis.

 

As a key member of the Risk Management Authority’s Delivery Team, the Risk Practice Lead will provide advice and assurance in relation to the assessment and management of Scotland’s most serious violent and sexual offenders. The post holder will take a lead role in the monitoring, evaluation and approval of risk management plans for individuals who are subject to an Order for Lifelong Restriction and will work with justice stakeholders to provide guidance and promote the effective management of these cases.

 

In addition, the post holder will support the development and implementation of a range of projects and initiatives designed to ensure the effective assessment and management of individuals who present a risk of serious harm.

 

The successful candidate will have a strong background in criminal justice, gained in areas such as social work or psychology, and a sound knowledge of the theory and research that informs risk assessment and risk management practice.

 

Full details of this role including the job description, which outlines the necessary knowledge and skills required to fulfill this post, are available to download below.

 

Applicants who wish to discuss this position informally can contact Heather Irving on 0141 278 4478.

 

Completed applications and diversity monitoring forms should be returned in confidence via email to:

recruitment@rmascotland.gsi.gov.uk

 

Completed applications should be returned no later than the 5th of July 2017.