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Do you want to help shape the future of your local NHS?

Across south east London Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) are working towards authorisation under the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and are looking to appoint local Lay Members in Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark

Lay Members will share responsibility to ensure the CCG exercises its functions effectively, efficiently and economically, with good governance and in accordance with the constitution agreed by its members.

These exciting new roles will ensure that the voice of the local population is heard, Lay Members will use their skills to ensure that the public/patients expectations are understood and are met. You may be asked to fulfil the role of Deputy Chair or Chair of the Governing Body

Preference will be given to applicants who live in or have strong connections to the borough for which they are applying for but we will also accept applications from people living in the surrounding areas if they have relevant experience

Lay Members will be expected to be available for approximately 2 1/2 days per month, the audit chair will be expected to be available 3 to 4 days per month both will include some evening engagements. The remuneration for the Lay Member posts will be set by the individual CCG but will be circa £7k pa (circa £13k for audit chair) which is in line with the guidelines for Non Executives of NHS bodies.

For an information pack and application form please contact tim.carter@lambethpct.nhs.uk or visit http://www.selondon.nhs.uk. Documents are available in alternative formats such as Braille, large print or audio, on request.

We are holding public information sessions as follows:

Monday 11 June 6 – 8pm Governor’s Hall St Thomas’ Hospital, London SE1 7EH

Tuesday 12 June 6 – 8pm The Carlton Centre, off Carlton Road, Sidcup, DA14 6AH

Wednesday 13 June 6 – 8pm Civic Suite, Lewisham Town Hall Catford SE6 4RU

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 20 June and interviews will take place on Tuesday 3, Thursday 5 and Friday 6 July.

We value and promote diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity for all and appointments are made on merit

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