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The Standards Commission is an independent body whose purpose is to encourage high ethical standards in public life through the promotion and enforcement of Codes of Conduct for councillors and those appointed to the boards of devolved public bodies.


Job opportunities within the Standards Commission for Scotland are advertised listed below.

If there are no jobs listed below, we do not have any current vacancies so please do not send in any speculative letters, CV's or applications.

The Standards Commission's competency framework can be found here.

The Standards Commission is seeking a part time (28 hours per week) Administrative Assistant.  

The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Convener, Members and Executive Team and will be the first point of contact for the organisation.  The role also includes answering enquiries from, and corresponding with, a wide range of key stakeholders, including other organisations and members of the public; assisting with the management of public Hearings and other events; and maintaining records and databases.  More information on the role can be found here.  The job description can be found here.

All applications must be submitted on the application form, which can be found here.

Applications for this role should be submitted by 12:00 noon on Friday, 2 March 2018.

Administrative Assistant


Job type: Administration
Salary: £21,087-£24,891 (pro-rata)
Location: Edinburgh


Click on the links above for the job description, advert and application form

Apply now