Ayrshire

Ayrshire

BECOME A PANEL MEMBER

Express your interest by clicking on the above button. If you have applied for 2018 recruitment, please see further information below.

CLERK CONTACT DETAILS

If you have any queries, or would just like to chat to someone about volunteering in the Children’s Hearings System, please contact the Clerk for Ayrshire:

NAME: Lisa Owen
EMAIL: ayrshire-ast@north-ayrshire.gcsx.gov.uk
TEL: 01294 324162

For technical queries relating to your application, please email recruitment@childrenshearings.org.uk.

FINAL SELECTION DATES & INTERVIEWS

Interview dates are:

  • 10 October 2018
  • 13 October 2018
  • 24 October 2018
  • 27 October 2018

Confirmation Letter issued to successful candidates by 26 November 2018.

BEING A PANEL MEMBER IN AYRSHIRE

As part of your role as a Panel Member in Ayrshire you will be expected to commit to sit on two children's hearings every month and also to attend at least five learning and development opportunities per year.

Ayrshire Area Support Team (AST) consists of three local authorities - East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and South Ayrshire. Prospective panel members are expected to live or work within the geographical boundaries of one local authority area but may have the opportunity to sit as a panel member in any area within Ayrshire.

HEARINGS SCHEDULE

East Ayrshire - Kilmarnock and Ayr: Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning and afternoon, Wednesday morning (fortnightly in Ayr), Thursday afternoon, Friday morning.

North Ayrshire - Irvine: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning and afternoon, Friday morning.

South Ayrshire - Ayr and Girvan: Monday afternoon, Tuesday and Wednesday morning (fortnightly) and afternoon, Thursday morning, Friday morning (fortnightly).