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OLR TEAM MANAGER (ORDER FOR LIFELONG RESTRICTION)

Posted 14 days ago by Risk Management Authority
Location Paisley Job Type Permanent
Salary 51172 - 57780 Sector Forensic, Leadership Roles

OLR TEAM MANAGER (ORDER FOR LIFELONG RESTRICTION)

Permanent - Full Time 37 hours per week

The Risk Management Authority (RMA) is a Non-Departmental Public Body which focuses on protecting the public from the risk of serious harm posed by violent and sexual offending. The RMA has created a new OLR Team Manager role to lead on a range of legislative duties and to promote effective practice with Justice agencies in Scotland. 

THE ROLE 

The Order for Lifelong Restriction Team Manager will provide oversight of all delivery functions, including the Accreditation of Assessors, approval of Risk Management Plans, and review their implementation. A primary focus of this role will be leading on the First Grant of Temporary Release (FGTR) project. Working collaboratively with the Scottish Prison Service and Scottish Government, the successful candidate will develop, implement and evaluate a process of secondary assurance for applications for FGTR in complex cases.

The OLR team will provide advice to Scottish Ministers on behalf of the RMA and will work closely with the RMA development and effective practice teams contributing to research, training, Standards and Guidelines and policy functions. The role is required to develop and maintain stakeholder relationships, and contribute to the development, delivery and continual improvement of policy and practice. 

THE PERSON 

This challenging post requires a range of experience and expertise in the field of assessing and managing the risk posed to the public by serious violent and sexual offending. The successful candidate will have a substantial track record in developing and delivering initiatives to improve risk assessment and management practice; have demonstrable leadership qualities and communication skills to engage and influence practitioners, senior managers, and policy makers; and importantly, will have a sound appreciation of the RMA’s purpose, legislative duties and operations. Full details are provided in the Job Description and Person Specification. To find out more, please visit www.rma.scot.

TERMS & CONDITIONS 

The RMA offers excellent conditions of employment which include 25 days annual leave, 11½ days public/privilege holidays, flexible working hours and civil service pension scheme. The OLR Team Manager is a Grade 7 post with a salary range of £51,172 - £57,780. 

ENQUIRIES

To arrange a confidential discussion about the position or any process queries please contact Mark McSherry or Debbie Campbell on 0141 278 4475. 

APPLICATION INFORMATION 

The application pack is available on our website, www.rma.scot. Alternatively, you can request an application pack by contacting our office on 0141 278 4478 or via email to recruitment@rma.gov.scot

KEY DATES IN THE PROCESS

Closing date for applications: Sunday 31st October 2021 

Panel Interview dates: Week commencing 15th November 2021

All applications required to be submitted by email to recruitment@rma.gov.scot 

No agencies.