Avon, Somerset and Gloucestershire – Family Court – March 2023
The Avon, Somerset and Gloucestershire Advisory Committee is looking to recruit the following magistrates to the Family Court:
Avon and Somerset: 2 vacancies (sitting at Bath, Bristol, Weston-Super-Mare, Taunton and Yeovil)
Gloucestershire: 6 vacancies (sitting at Cheltenham and Gloucester)
Before beginning an application, ensure you have read the application guidance which can be found on the following pages: How to Volunteer?and Frequently Asked Questions.
Please ensure you have engaged in the direct research before applying.
Magistrates will be selected and appointed solely on merit.
Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the eligibility criteria for appointment and who believes they have the necessary qualities. Applications are particularly welcome from members of groups currently under-represented amongst the magistracy. That includes members of Black and Minority Ethnic communities, people under the age of 50, people from non-managerial or professional occupations, and people with a disability who are able, either unassisted or with reasonable adjustments, to carry out the full range of a magistrate’s duties.
Completion of the diversity monitoring form is mandatory. This information will not be considered as part of the application which is assessed solely on merit.
If you have any questions, please contact the support team at SW-Advisory@justice.gov.uk .
Please click “Start Now” to confirm that you have read the guidance and to start your application.
Please note applications close at 23:59 on 30 March 2023.