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Committee vacancies

Independent Remuneration Panel members and Co-opted Member of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Independent Remuneration Panel members

Independent people wanted

Rossendale Council is inviting local people to apply to become a member of the Remuneration Panel.  This panel reviews allowances paid to council members and makes recommendations for changes to the Members’ Allowances Scheme at least once every 4 years. 

Applicants must not be employed by the council, be a member of the council or be disqualified from being a member of the authority.   You should also be politically neutral to apply. 

Although this is an unpaid role, travel expenses will be covered if attendance at meetings is required.

The application pack including role description 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.

A copy of the current Members’ Allowances Scheme can be found here:  https://www.rossendale.gov.uk/downloads/file/15855/councillor_allowances_scheme_202122

Interview date: to be confirmed

Co-opted Member of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Rossendale Council is inviting local people to apply to become a Co-opted Member on the Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee.  This committee assists the Council in policy development, monitoring the performance of the Council, as well as scrutinising the quality of services to local people.

Applicants must not be employed by the council, be a member of the council or be disqualified from being a member of the authority.   You should also be politically neutral to apply. 

This is an unpaid role.

The application pack including role description 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.

To apply for a committee vacancy please read the supporting documentation attached to the job you are interested in and then please apply using the supplied form.  Alternatively please email democracy@rossendalebc.gov.uk 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.