South East Scotland

South East Scotland

THE PANEL MEMBER RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN WILL OPEN AGAIN ON MONDAY 14 AUGUST 2017.

If you would like to register your interest so that we can alert you once applications are open, please complete the expression of interest form by clicking on the 'Apply' button at the bottom of this page.

Not sure if panel membership is for you? You can find out more about being a panel member in South East Scotland by reading the information below. Also have a look at the Become a Children’s Panel member and the Panel member testimonials pages where you can discover what it is like for people like you, who are already children’s panel members and you can hear from young people about the differences that panel members can make to their lives.

BEING A PANEL MEMBER IN SOUTH EAST SCOTLAND

South East Scotland Area Support Team (AST) covers East Lothian, Midlothian and the Scottish Borders. If you wish to apply for the Edinburgh Panel, please ensure you click on the Edinburgh link and not Midlothian.

Panel members will be expected to commit to sitting on 1-2 sessions per month and attend 6 out of 8 local learning and development events as well as attendance at core training.

HEARINGS SCHEDULE

East Lothian

Hearings take place at the Hearing Centre, Loch Road, Tranent, on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, Wednesday afternoons (every fortnight) and Thursday afternoons.

Midlothian

Hearings take place at the Hearings Centre, Elmfield Road, Dalkeith, on Monday mornings, Tuesday afternoons, Thursday mornings and afternoons.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Children’s Panel in any of these areas, you must be sure that you are able to sit on the number of sessions required in the area you are interested in.  Applicants should be able to provide at least five dates each month on which they are available to sit on hearings.  These dates should be spread out throughout the month, and not all be in the same week. 

If you need any further information on the Children’s Panel in South East Scotland please contact Jackie Knox, Clerk to the AST (details below).

CLERK CONTACT DETAILS 

NAME: Jackie Knox
EMAIL:
 jknox@eastlothian.gcsx.gov.uk
TEL: 01620 827379