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£19,845 - £22,464 (pro rata)
14 to 21 hours (two or three days) per week
Short term temporary contract/placement 

We have an excellent opportunity for a paid placement for a public administration or law student.

The length of the placement is flexible but is likely to be up until 31 December 2019. Ideally we are looking for someone who would be available up to March 2020, but this may not be essential. The length of the placement/contract may be determined by whether the intern is available to work for two days or three days per week. 
The placement is in the Hearings Department. This team is responsible for managing Fitness to Practise Panels.

The position will give you an opportunity to work in a hearings (tribunal-type) system. 

You will support the hearing process as the Clerk and will make sure that our hearing process runs smoothly. You will attend hearings, make recordings, make notes and help to administer each hearing. The hearings comply with our Fitness to Practise Rules.

You’ll find more information in the job description and person specification below.

Who we are

The SSSC is the regulator for the social service workforce in Scotland. Our work means the people of Scotland can count on social services being provided by a trusted, skilled and confident workforce. We protect the public by registering social service workers, setting standards for their practice, conduct, training and education and by supporting their professional development. Where people fall below the standards of practice and conduct we can investigate and take action. There are over 200,000 people employed in social services in Scotland and more than 130,000 are now registered with the SSSC.

Find out more about us here on our website and at and on Twitter @SSSCnews

How to apply

Please send your completed application form to by 8.00am on Monday 16 September 2019 quoting ‘Hearings Intern’ as the email subject. The application form and equal opportunities monitoring form are available below

Interviews are likely to be held on 24 or 25 September in Dundee. 

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