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To apply, all candidates are required to provide:
- a Curriculum Vitae (CV) - (maximum two sides of A4) detailing your qualifications, employment history and any appointments or offices you hold. At the top of your CV, please provide - in bold - a short biography, not exceeding six lines, which outlines your current and previous roles. Please also provide your preferred contact number and email address.
- Answers to the three questions above.
- equality information - Information is requested for monitoring purposes only and plays no part in the selection process. It will be kept confidential and will not be seen by the AAP.
- information relating to any outside interests or reputational issues - If you have any interests that might be relevant to the work of the Parole Board and which could lead to a real or perceived conflict of interest if you were to be appointed, please provide details in your supporting documents. Given the nature of public appointments, it is important that those appointed as members of public bodies maintain the confidence of Parliament and the public. If there are any issues in your personal or professional history that could, if you were appointed, be misconstrued, cause embarrassment, or cause public confidence in the appointment to be jeopardised, it is important that you bring them to the attention of the AAP. Please provide details of the issue/s in your supporting letter. In considering whether you wish to declare any issues, you should also reflect on any public statements you have made, including through social media.
The AAP may explore any issues with you before they make a recommendation on the appointment. Failure to disclose such information could result in an appointment either not being made or being terminated. Conflicts might arise from a variety of sources such as financial interests or share ownership, membership of, or association with, particular bodies or the activities of relatives or partners.
- requests for referees - Please provide names and contact details of two people who may be asked to act as referees for you. You should send this to PublicAppointmentsTeam@justice.gov.uk (being clear to quote your name and PAT160082 in any correspondence). At least one referee must have knowledge of your work relating to your most recent professional and/ or voluntary activity. They will be expected to have authoritative and personal knowledge of your achievements in a professional or public service capacity.
Guidance on how to write a successful application can be found at Appendix 2.
The Advisory Assessment Panel reserves the right to only consider applications that contain all of the elements listed above, and that arrive before the published deadline for applications.