Skip to main content

Here you will find a list of all of the current Area Support Team vacancies. Make sure to read the information packs for more information on each role. 

Panel Practice Advisor

Panel Practice Advisors are responsible for selecting and recommending Panel Members for appointment. They also regularly observe Panel Members within children's hearings and provide feedback so improvements can be made. Their goal is to support Panel Members to ensure the strongest possible decisions are being made for children and young people. Read the full role description or apply now.

If you want to have an informal chat about the role, or need any additional support, please get in touch with

Read more about the role: Questions and answers with a current Panel Practice Advisor.


Depute Area Convener

Supporting the local Area Convener, Deputes help manage a team of volunteers, working with local partners and engaging with Panel Members. We need strong communicators who are enthusiastic and committed to securing the rights of infants, children and young people.

Please download our application pack for more information about the role of Depute Area Convener.

If you wish to have an informal chat about the role, or need any additional support, please get in touch with

Available vacancies:

  • Shetland

How to apply 

If you are new to Children's Hearings Scotland, please use our online registration and application system. If you are already a part of our volunteer community, please apply

Please note that once your application has been submitted, you will receive an email acknowledging that you have registered from "".

Area Conveners

Our volunteer Area Conveners provide local leadership for our Area Support Teams. This role involves managing a team of volunteers and developing new ways of working for your area. You’ll be working with local partners, communicating with Panel Members and leading on national improvements at the local level. You will also make sure that the views of young people are heard and acted upon within your area.

Available vacancies:

Currently there are no vacancies.