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Co-opted member positions

Co-opted Member: Audit and Accounts Committee

Independent people wanted to scrutinise finance and accounts

Rossendale Council is inviting local people to apply to become a co-opted member on the council’s Audit and Accounts Committee.  This committee assists the council in scrutinising finance and receiving reports from both internal and external auditors. 

The term of office for co-opted members is two years and the committee meets approximately three times per year, in the evening at 6.30pm.

Applicants for this position should not be councillors or employees of the council or close friends or relatives of either.  Please note this is an unpaid position.

The application pack including role description and person specification can be requested by telephone on 01706 252422 and is also available on the council website at the following link: application pack

The appointment will be made by the council following consideration of all the applications received.  The successful applicant will be required to comply with the Council’s Code of Conduct for members/co-opted members and the member/officer protocol, and by completing a form giving details of financial and other interests.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 30th August

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 10th September.

To apply for a committee vacancy please read the supporting guidance notes and documentation attached to the job you are interested in and then please apply using the downloadable form. Alternatively please email [email protected] for a copy of the application form to be sent to you or telephone Committee and Member Services on 01706 252422.

Please be aware that applications must be completed and submitted before the time shown on the closing date (as published in the advert for the post).

Please ensure that you submit all the required information as failure to do so may result in you not being shortlisted for further consideration.

Please note that we do not accept CV's.