You do not need any special qualifications or experience because we will provide all necessary training and support during a 6 month probation period.

You need to be enthusiastic and open minded, a natural communicator and possess sound, objective judgment. As long as you are 18 years or over, your background can be as a student, a person of working age or retired.

We would especially welcome candidates who are black, Asian, or from an ethnic minority background, as a diverse group strengthens the work we do.

Personal qualities for the Lay Observer role:

  • Commitment to diversity, equality and human rights
  • Effective communication & basic I.T skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Good listening skills
  • Drive & Determination
  • Commitment
  • Perseverance
  • Integrity
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Common sense