Vacancy – Practice Development Advisor

The Children & Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ) is recruiting for a full-time Practice Development Advisor.

The post is for one year fixed term contract or secondment (with the potential to be extended for a further 12 months). We are seeking someone with expertise in developing, supporting and understanding children and young people on the cusp of or involved in offending behaviour, with a particular focus on secure care.

The post holder role will lead on CYCJ’s secure care workstream; supporting the implementation of the Secure Care Pathway and Standards Scotland and providing project management support for the national secure care group. This includes working with all stakeholders, including the Scottish Government and COSLA, in the development of youth and criminal justice practice with a specific focus on secure care.

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Please note this is a fixed term post for one year with the potential to be extended for a further 12 months. 

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to

The closing date for applications is October 17.

Formal interviews for this post will be held on Thursday, October 28.

Contact Us

Children's and Young People's Centre for Justice
University of Strathclyde
Lord Hope Building, Level 6
141 St. James Road Glasgow G4 0LT

(0141) 444 8622

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