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  • Ref no: MID03334
  • Published: 21/5/2020
  • Closes: 1/6/2020
  • Location: Fairfield House 8 Lothian Road, EH22 3AA
  • Salary: £50,606.00 - £55,358.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Job Vacancy



An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead Community Justice in Midlothian. Working as part of Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership you would have responsibility for Community Justice, Social Work Justice Services and Adult Support and Protection. You will have strong leadership and partnership working skills with strong risk management skills. Experience of Justice work critical with leadership for MAPPA arrangements in the authority.

1 To develop the workforce enabling employees to have the resilience to operate in a continually changing environment and maintain high standards of performance.

  1. To contribute and/or lead on Partnership wide projects resulting in successful implementation.
  2. To be accountable for effective change management within the Service.
  3. Actively demonstrate our people values and leadership competencies as part of the approach to ‘making performance matter’.
  4. As a senior manager and leader take responsible for effectively and successfully implementing key Partnership objectives, as set out in the Directions, the single Midlothian Plan and Transformation Strategy
  5. To display exceptional leadership qualities in leading, managing and planning operations of the service ensuring high performing teams and delivery of high quality services.
  6. To ensure that a culture of performance management and employee engagement is embedded within the Service and throughout Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership.

CLOSING DATE Monday 1stJune

INTERVIEW DATE Wednesday 10thJune         


Job Advert

Position Title: Service Manager – Community Justice              

Position Number: XS2100 

Directorate: Health & Social Care                        

Location: Fairfield House                                      

Contract Status: Permanent          

Hours of Work: Full Time   

Working Pattern: Flexible              

Weeks per year: 52

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £50,606.25 per annum.


This post is considered Regulated Work with Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.
Successful candidates will require PVG Scheme membership for Regulated Work with Children, You will be required to join the Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check prior to commencing employment with Midlothian Council, the cost of which will be met by you. For further information on the PVG Scheme please visit

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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