VACANCY: Independent Member of the Audit and Governance Committee

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We are looking to recruit one independent person to be a member of our Audit and Governance Committee.

The role of the Audit and Governance Committee is to oversee the Council’s arrangements for managing its financial affairs and risk, financial reporting and internal and external audit processes.

You will be expected to attend meetings of the Committee as and when required and, in a non-voting capacity, assist the Committee in carrying out its duties.

The ideal candidate should have an interest in local government and public service with financial risk management and audit experience. You must not or have been in the last five years a councillor or employee of any borough, district, parish or county council or have a close relative or friend employed by the Council. Download the application form to see the full selection criteria for this role.

In return you can look forward to doing something interesting and worthwhile for the local community and receive an allowance of £500.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete the application form and send it to

The deadline for applications is Monday 9 January 2023.

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If you have any questions about this role, please contact Shirley Jarlett on the above email.