Posted: 29 July 2019

Independent Complaints Panel Members

Scottish Swimming
Job Type:
As required
Closing date:
23 August 2019

Scottish Swimming is looking to recruit Independent Complaints Panel Members to manage complaints which have been referred to the Company.  Reporting to the Head of Panel, you will be responsible for hearing Complaints as part of an Independent Panel, these complaints may concern:

  • Any breach of Scottish Swimming Governance documentation or any other behaviour alleged to be contrary to the interests of Scottish Swimming as a whole.
  • Breach of any code of practice, code of ethics, code of conduct, equality policy, equity policy, or any other code, rule or policy published from time to time by Scottish Swimming or that is otherwise adopted by Scottish Swimming.
  • Any alleged breach of any other policy of Scottish Swimming or any other body to which Scottish Swimming may be affiliated with or a member of and to which the party is expected to comply.
  • Any applicable in-water offending or out-of-water offending that amounts to misconduct of a more general nature.
  • Any conduct which may be considered by the Complaints Officer likely to bring aquatic sports in Scotland into disrepute or is considered to be detrimental to the best interests of aquatic sports in Scotland and/or the development of the interests of aquatic sports in Scotland.
  • Conduct by any person or body who is subject to these Rules that amounts to a breach of these Rules.

Persons shall be appointed to the Panel for a term of their own choosing with a minimum expectation of 12 months and provided that it is no longer than four years.  A person can be reappointed (with there being no limit on the number of consecutive terms that a person can be appointed).  

As the panel ultimately report to the Board of Directors, members of the SASA Council and/or Company Board shall not be eligible to apply and in the event that a person is appointed to the Panel and thereafter becomes a member of the SASA Council and/or Company Board the person shall automatically be removed from the Panel.  

This is a voluntary position; however, expenses for travel will be met by Scottish Swimming at the standard volunteer rate.

Scottish Swimming is committed to selecting staff solely on the basis of their ability to do the job for which they are being recruited, and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.  

If you are interested in the above appointment please submit a cover letter to Elaine Mackenzie, Director of Services, Scottish Swimming, Airthrey Castle, Hermitage Road, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA or email to .  

The closing date for submissions is Friday 23rd August 2019