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Lay Member - Audit

Company: NHS Wakefield CCG    Location: Wakefield
NHS Wakefield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is a forward thinking organisation which is locally, regionally and nationally at the forefront of the development of many leading pieces of work which are transforming healthcare and will deliver excellent services. We are committed to commissioning quality services that will improve local patients experiences of care and their health outcomes.

We are looking to appoint a new Lay Member (Audit). In addition to the general responsibilities of all Governing Body Members the Lay Member (Audit) will lead on key elements of governance including audit, remuneration, and conflict of interest matters as the Conflict of Interest Guardian. Your role will ensure that that the Governing body and the wider CCG behaves with the utmost probity at all times. You will chair the CCGs Audit Committee and would be expected to attend other committees to observe.

We are looking for an exceptional and flexible individual able to represent the interests of the people of Wakefield. If you are interested in this exciting role, you will need to demonstrate a range of competencies and skills including strategic thinking, leadership, organisational transformation, excellent communication to offer purposeful, constructive scrutiny and challenge and the ability to build effective working relationships with others. It is essential you develop strong working relationships with the Chair, Chief Officer and other members of the Governing Body. Further details of the core attributes, skills and personal experience required can be found within the attached application pack.

If you have previous Senior or Board level experience in the public, private or voluntary sectors, we would be delighted to hear from you. It is essential that candidates have knowledge of the Wakefield district.

The tenure of the role is three years. This is a demanding role and we are looking for a high level of commitment which includes flexibility for a minimum of 4 days per month which may include some evening engagements. The remuneration is £13,000pa.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact Dr Philip Earnshaw, Chair of the Governing Body on 01924 317640.

You must demonstrate how your experience and skills meet the criteria as listed in the person specification in order for your application to be shortlisted. Please pay particular attention to the values and behaviour section in the person specification.


If you haven´t had a response within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

***Please note, the deadline for applications may be changed without notice once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible***

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