Role 1053 - APPLY FOR ROLE

We’re looking for a new Governing Body Lay Member with a specific focus on audit, conflicts of interest, governance and financial management.

The role will be to bring specific expertise and experience to the work of the Governing Body. The focus will be strategic and impartial, providing an external view of the work of the CCG that is removed from the day-to-day running of the organisation. You will oversee key elements of governance including audit, remuneration and leading conflicts of interest. You will need to be able to Chair the audit committee, audit panel and will be also take the role of Deputy Chair of the Governing Body.

The time commitment is approximately 3-4 days per month - the vast majority of meetings are held during a Wednesday, however, it may include other days and some possible evening engagements. Remuneration for this post will be £13,136. Tenure is for three years. Governing Body Lay Members are also eligible to claim allowances for travel and subsistence costs incurred necessarily on CCG business.

Lambeth CCG:

NHS Lambeth CCG's mission is: 'To improve the health of and reduce inequalities for Lambeth people and to commission high quality health services on their behalf'.

Our Governing Body approved our five-year Strategic Vision, or vision statement, for Lambeth CCG "Healthier Together" in November 2013.

This Strategic Vision builds upon what we have heard from Lambeth people and from our partners in the BIG Lambeth Health Debate and sets out six new Lambeth CCG commitments:

  • People centred - we will work to co-produce services, built around individuals and population needs, enabling people to stay healthy and manage their own care.
  • Prevention focused - we will prioritise prevention of ill health and the factors that create it, enabling people to live longer and healthier lives.
  • Integrated - we will commission services in a way that brings service provision together around the needs of people and reduces boundaries and barriers to care.
  • Consistent - we will promote high quality, accessible, equitable and safe services and reduce variation and variability in provision.
  • Innovative - we will use 21st century technologies to provide better services, better information and to promote choices.
  • Deliver best value - we will ensure we live within our means and use our resources well.

Non-Exec Director Role/Requirements/Expertise:

  • Qualified and commercially aware Accountant with relevant financial and audit committee experience.
  • It is desirable that you live in Lambeth or have strong connections with the borough. We welcome applications from those living in the surrounding areas with the relevant experience.
  • Understand the difference between governance and management.
  • Able to lead and give advice on conflicts of interest processes.
  • Understanding of health and social care and an appreciation of the broad social, political and economic trends influencing them.
  • Uphold the standards of conduct set out in The Nolan Principles of Public Life.


PLEASE NOTE: client interviews are provisionally planned for the week commencing

2nd July and 9th July 2018.

Applications for this role will close on: Friday, 18th May 2018

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