Using this Archive template Job: Digital Learning Officer

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Role: Digital Learning Officer (DLO) Salary:  £31,266 – £35,813 Contract: Permanent Closing date for applications is 1st November at 5pm Interviews will take place via Zoom on 11th & 12th November The Digital Learning Officer is a key role to lead on the development of Community Justice Scotland’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).  The role requires…

Using this Archive template Smart Justice Generation hub

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Hello Students! Welcome to the #SmartJusticeGeneration resource hub. Many who study (and teach) subjects such as Criminology, Law and Social Care have told us that our resources are a useful learning aid – so we’ve put them all in one place for you – all FREE to access! These resources explain and demonstrate both the…

Using this Archive template Job: Head of Caledonian System National Team

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Role: Head of Caledonian System National Team Salary: £49,420 – £61,617 Contract: Permanent Expected start date for this role is February 2022   The Head of Caledonian National Team is a key role within Community Justice Scotland. The role requires you to take the lead in overseeing the delivery of the Caledonian system. Utilising your…

Using this Archive template Restorative Justice in a Scottish Context

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Community Justice Scotland (CJS) and the Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ) were successful in securing funding to produce an animation on Restorative Justice in a Scottish context. The primary aims were to raise awareness and understanding of Restorative Justice in Scotland and to meet the priorities of the Restorative Justice Action Plan….

Using this Archive template NEW EPISODE ‘Justice, Disrupted’ podcast – David Martindale

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NEW: Episode 2 of ‘Justice, Disrupted’ is now live! In this episode, Byron Vincent speaks to Livingston FC First-Team Manager, David Martindale. They talk about growing up in social housing; moments of transition as young people and of course, how football has influenced David’s life. ‘Justice, Disrupted’ is a podcast intended to entertain as much…

Using this Archive template Addiction broke our family but the right support helped reunite us

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The impact of addiction stretches far further than the person hooked on drugs or alcohol. Recent figures have revealed 1,339 people died of drug misuse in the country in 2020 – the largest number of drug-related deaths since records began in 1996. But addiction doesn’t have to mean a death sentence. Siblings *Brian, 43 and…

Using this Archive template LISTEN NOW: ‘Justice, Disrupted’ the podcast

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Community Justice Scotland is pleased to introduce a new, visionary podcast: ‘Justice, Disrupted’ – Hosted by BBC writer, performer and social activist Byron Vincent. ‘Justice, Disrupted’ is a podcast intended to entertain as much as inform. To inspire people to do something small (or big!) to be a positive force for good in society. Byron…

Using this Archive template Official response to NRS stats release: Scotland’s drug deaths 2020

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Quote relating to drug death stats in Scotland for 2020, released by NRS on 30 July 2021 Bill Fitzpatrick, director of operations at Community Justice Scotland, said: “Drug addiction is the most visible symptom that led to the deaths of these 1,339 people in 2020. But in reality many died of hopelessness, trauma and missed…

Using this Archive template Members Reappointed to Community Justice Scotland’s Board

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The Cabinet Secretary for Justice and Veterans, Keith Brown MSP, has announced the reappointments of Adam Burley, Alec Spencer, Graham Bell and Steve Kirkwood as Members of the Community Justice Scotland Board. These reappointments will be for three years. The terms will begin on 15 October 2021 and run until 14 October 2024. These reappointments…

Using this Archive template Audit Scotland Report: Community justice: Sustainable alternatives to custody

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On 15 July 2021, Audit Scotland released this report on community justice: sustainable alternative to custody. Karyn McCluskey, Chief Executive, Community Justice Scotland comments: “I welcome Audit Scotland’s focus on community justice and its recognition that community justice can be transformative for individuals and communities. Make no mistake, there are public and third sector workers…