The Risk Management Authority's purpose is to make Scotland safer by setting the standard for risk practice to reduce reoffending and the harm that it causes

      Our duties focus on protecting the public by ensuring that robust risk assessment and risk management practices are in place to reduce the risk of serious harm posed by violent and sexual offenders

      working towards a safer Scotland

      Senior management positions

      The RMA are currently seeking to appoint:

      • Chief Executive & Accountable Officer
      • Head of Risk Practice

      Join the team and lead the way in delivering the RMA’s range of services and duties to promote effective practice.

      What we do

      The RMA works closely with partner agencies to develop and promote risk assessment and management practices that are proportionate, meaningful and legitimate. And by supporting the practitioners who work within the field of criminal justice, helping them to carry out their work effectively and consistently, we contribute to our wider purpose of reducing reoffending and the harm that it causes.

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      The RMA are seeking to appoint a new Chief Executive & Accountable Officer. For full details click here:

      Please retweet: we have a new Head of Risk Practice vacancy at the RMA. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team and take a lead role in the RMA’s delivery of services and duties to promote effective practice. Full details are on our website

      Beautiful day for some police risk practice training, a bank holiday spent discussing formulation and proportionate risk assessment and management 😀. #riskpractice @RMAScotland


      In 2018-19, 15 Orders for Lifelong Restriction were issued by Scottish Judges

      How we work

      We carry out our functions to promote effective practice through working closely with partners across the criminal justice system in Scotland; drawing evidence from national and international research and development programmes to advance a shared framework approach.

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