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 Vacancy: Administration Officer (Maternity cover)

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Community Justice Scotland are looking to recruit an Administration Officer to cover a maternity leave. This is a key role is providing support to the wider team and will require someone who is good at building relationships and has strong communication skills. Salary – £24,184 Closing Date – 3 August 2021 at 5:00 pm Interviews…

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…

Using this Archive template Vacancy: Project Officer (RRT)

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You will have a key role in the Recover Renew Transform (RRT) project to help Community Justice Scotland contribute and influence the direction of Community Justice activity by providing a strong evidence base and excellent analytical skills. The role will involve supporting the RRT project lead by working through complex data from the justice system…

Using this Archive template Vacancy: Chair of the Board

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Do you want to make a difference in communities across Scotland, changing lives for the better and improving safety for all? Do you have the skills and experience to take on the role of Chair of Community Justice Scotland? Community Justice Scotland The Scottish Government’s vision for community justice is that Scotland is a safer,…

Using this Archive template NEW: Explore real journeys through the Scottish justice system

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Last year, Community Justice Scotland launched a first of its kind interactive, digital map of the Scottish Justice System. The map shows the range of possible journeys from an alleged crime through to multiple exit points, providing key information and statistics about each step. There is now the option of exploring the map through the…

Using this Archive template Experienced voices: A Victim’s Journey

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Recently we launched a series of illustrations depicting real stories from people who have experience of the Scottish justice system. We began with Community Payback Order (CPO), Diversion, Long-term prison sentence and Short-term prison sentence – view these here. We’re pleased to add a Victim’s Journey illustration to the series, created in association with Victim…

Using this Archive template WATCH: Social Justice in a Brave New World

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In Community Justice Scotland’s webinar, Sir Harry Burns, former Professor of Global Public Health and Father Gregory Boyle, Founder of Homeboy Industries talk to Writer, Performer and Broadcaster Byron Vincent about how we make sure we don’t lose the opportunity this moment in history presents for Scotland (and the world). #SmartJustice   Watch the full…

Using this Archive template Social Justice in a Brave New World

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We are thrilled to announce our FREE online annual event ‘Social Justice in a Brave New World‘. Join us (virtually) on 11 March 2021 as we bring together two experts in social health and justice to discuss – what’s next?   Over the past year, the world has changed. However instead of acting as an…

Using this Archive template New measures from Scottish Government to reduce unpaid work backlog

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The Scottish Government has announced measures to help ensure the justice system can operate effectively due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. It would mean the backlog of unpaid work hours in existing community payback orders could be reduced by 35% with the exception of those imposed for domestic abuse, sexual offences, or stalking…