Independent person for the Fire Authority

Job Summary
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15/04/2021 23:59
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Cleveland Fire Authority
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15 Apr
Further Information

Under the Localism Act, 2011, Fire Authorities are required to appoint an ‘Independent Person’ as part of their arrangements in the promotion and maintenance of high standards of conduct affecting its Members.

The Fire Authority is seeking to appoint two Independent Persons and applications are therefore invited from members of the public, particularly from those with experience in either a regulatory, commercial, professional or voluntary sector with an interest in the proper and effective ethical governance of an organisation.

This is a voluntary position, but training will be provided and reasonable travel expenses are payable.

Applicants should not within the past five years have been an elected member, co-opted member or Officer of the Fire Authority, or a relative or close friend of such persons.

Attached is a role description and information relating to the role. Completed applications should be returned no later than 15 April 2021 and marked for the attention of :

Mr Peter Devlin
Legal Adviser and Monitoring Officer
Cleveland Fire Authority
Training & Administration Hub
Endeavour House
Queens Meadow Business Park
TS25 5TH

For an informal discussion about the post please do not hesitate to contact Peter Devlin on 01429 874008 or pdevlin@clevelandfire.gov.uk

Interviews will take place week commencing 26 April 2021.