Current Vacancies 



(Recruitment Panel Members) 


FEE PAID - £296 per day 


The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland (JABS) invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment as Lay Assistants.

As a recruitment panel member or chair, you will assess candidates for judicial appointment, mainly to Tribunal positions. 

Sitting with other panel members you will shortlist applications, conduct interviews and produce reports to inform recommendations made by the Board.


Skills and Qualities

The full individual requirements for the posts are detailed in the application pack, but you must have:

·         excellent oral communication skills and be able to write clear, concise reports. 

·         the ability to swiftly absorb and analyse large quantities of information, reason logically and reach firm conclusions.  

·         the ability to work with others, offering constructive challenge and building consensus

You will have held a position where recruitment at a senior level has been a significant part of your role.  Experience of competency based assessment techniques is desirable.

Selection is made solely on merit.  If you are a current or past judicial office holder, or practice or have practised as a lawyer you are not eligible to apply.

We encourage and welcome applications from the widest possible range of eligible individuals.  We particularly welcome applications from protected groups covered by the Equality Act 2010.

Applications should be completed and submitted no later than noon on Tuesday 21 January. 


To view our current vacancies, access your online account or to sign up to job notifications, please click here.

View all of our current and upcoming vacancies

View all vacancies

Register your interest

Register your interest to receive information and news from us, including details about our latest vacancies and upcoming events. You can unsubscribe at any time by emailing us via the contact form.