Vacancy: OLR Case Worker

    21 May 2021, Archive

    Application period now closed


    OLR Case Worker: Permanent: £28,168 – 31,869: Full Time 37 hours per week

    The Risk Management Authority (RMA) is a Non Departmental Public Body reporting to the Scottish Government. Our duties focus on protecting the public by ensuring that robust risk management practices are in place to reduce the risk of serious harm posed by violent and sexual offenders.

    We are seeking an OLR Case Worker to join our OLR Team on a full time, permanent basis.

    The Role

    The case worker will assist in the evaluation of Risk Management Plans for individuals subject to an Order for Lifelong Restriction (OLR); review annual reports on the implementation of Risk Management Plans; support the administration of processes for the accreditation of risk assessors; quality assure risk assessment reports; assist in the administration of the RMA’s case management system; provide training to external stakeholders; contribute to project work including research and development; and support the work of the RMA Board and Management Team.

    The Person

    The role has a broad range of responsibilities and applicants must be able to demonstrate strong analytical ability, excellent written and verbal communication skills; and be highly organised. In addition, applicants should be used to dealing with confidential information with integrity and efficiency. Knowledge regarding the assessment and management of serious violent and sexual offenders is essential.

    The role is suitable for graduates in the fields of psychology, criminal justice, social work or law; practice experience within criminal justice would be advantageous.

    Terms & Conditions

    The RMA offers excellent conditions of employment, which include 25 days annual leave, 11½ days public/privilege holidays, flexible working hours and civil service pension.

    The post of OLR Case Worker is a Grade 3 post with a salary range of £28,168 – 31,869


    To arrange a confidential discussion about the position, or if you have any process queries, please contact Lucy Jackman at or call 0141 278 4478.

    The application pack including a job description and person specification is available to download from the news section of the RMA website Alternatively, you can request an application pack by contacting our office on 0141 278 4478 or via email to

    Application Information

    Completed application forms and diversity monitoring forms can be submitted via email to or sent by post FAO Lucy Jackman, RMA, 7 Thread Street Paisley,

    PA1 1JR.

    Key Dates in the Process

    Closing date for applications is Sunday 6th June 2021.

    Interview week to be confirmed.

    No Agencies please.

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