Help shape our work

We're recruiting a lay member to join our governing body to lead on audit and conflicts of interest.

Our governing body provides an independent, strategic overview of the work of the CCG, which is responsible for planning and funding most health services in the city.

Members have a range of backgrounds, including clinical, financial, legal and business.  The role of the lay member who leads on audit and conflicts of interest will be to oversee key elements the CCG’s governance, including audit, financial governance and managing conflicts of interest, and will have a specific role in ensuring that effective whistleblowing and anti-fraud systems are in place.

Dr Gordon Sinclair, Clinical Chair at the CCG, said: “Our governing body lay members play a key role in making sure we’re doing everything right by challenging us and acting as critical friends.

“We’re looking for someone who is committed to good, high quality patient care, with local knowledge and interests and relevant experience to be able to express informed views about financial management and audit matters. It’s an opportunity to really make a difference.”

This is a paid role, with a time commitment of at least 3 days per month, including some possible evening meetings.

This post is a three year appointment, starting from 1 June 2019.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role with Dr Gordon Sinclair, please contact Ela Kassemoff on 0113 8435505 or email [email protected] before the closing date of 22 February 2019.

For more information, including an application pack, please visit