Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) seeking two lay members to its Council

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is seeking to appoint two lay members to its Council.

Council members play a key role in setting strategy and policy and ensuring the HCPC fulfils its statutory duties and responsibilities.

Candidates require experience in corporate governance, strategic planning and collective decision making and must have a good grasp of regulatory principles.

As ambassadors for the HCPC, they will need the ability to form strong relationships and uphold the principles of transparency and accountability.

Candidates for this role must not be on the HCPC Register or engaged in practise, teaching, managing or researching in, one of the professions regulated by the HCPC.

As a UK-wide regulator, HCPC encourages applications from individuals across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.  Continue reading

Members sought for Private Security Appeals Board

Candidates are invited to indicate if they also wish to be considered for the position of Chairperson of the appeals board.

Chairperson:
Schedule 2 of the Private Security Services Act 2004 specifies that the Chairperson must be a practising barrister or practicing solicitor of not less than 7 years standing.
It shall be a function of the Chairperson to ensure the effective performance by the Appeals Board of its functions.

Ordinary Member:
Candidates must have significant professional experience of legal practice or managerial level of law enforcement or public administration.

In addition, candidates for the position of Ordinary Member must also have one of the following:

  • Professional or Board experience of regulation or governance
  • Experience of appeals processes Previous membership of an appellate body
  • Professional experience that would demonstrate knowledge of the Private Security Industry
  • Familiarity with the Private Security Services Act 2004 as amended
  • Minister for Justice and Equality

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1686006_Information Booklet Final.pdf

02/08/2016

Non Executive Directors wanted…

The Secretary of State for Health is seeking to appoint five new Non-Executive Directors to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE); one as the Audit and Risk Chair, one a consultant in hospital medical practice, one with a background in public health, one with a background in social care and one as a patient/lay representative.

NICE is an Executive Non Departmental Public Body. Through its robust, evidence-based advice and guidance, NICE has a key role in supporting the health and care system in delivering the quality agenda.  It also has a key part in helping to promote the integration of health and social care.

Person Specification

Successful candidates will have a good understanding of the health and social care system in England along with the ability to contribute effectively on the board of a high-profile, national organisation.

In addition candidates for the individual roles will:

For the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee: be able to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of risk management and audit along with a record of achievement at a senior level in strategic financial management.

For the consultant in hospital medical practice: be able to demonstrate a current or recent record of achievement and personal effectiveness at consultant level in hospital medical practice.

For the public health background: be able to demonstrate a record of achievement and personal effectiveness at a senior level working level in public health.

For the social care background: a current or recent record of achievement and personal effectiveness at a senior level working in social care

For the patient/lay representative: will be able to demonstrate a record of achievement and personal effectiveness at representing the views of service users and/or carers.

Should you chose to apply, please ensure that your application states which of the five posts you are applying for.

Additional Information

The Secretary of State for Health will make the appointments, which will be for up to a maximum of four years.

Remuneration: Remuneration will be £13,137 for the Non-Executive Director acting as Audit and Risk Committee Chair and £7,883 per annum for the other Non-Executive Director posts.
Time Requirements: 2-3 days per month
Closing Date: 01/08/2016 at 12:00
Interviews: September 2016

How to Apply

For more information and details of how to apply, please consult the attached information pack.

If you require an alternative format such as braille, large print or audio please call Holly Wainwright on 0113 254 6135 quoting the referenceE16-16.

Attachments
FINAL info pack
9.1 Monitoring form (PA)
10. GIS Form

OCPA Regulated

This post is regulated by The Commissioner for Public Appointments

Members wanted for the NHS Pay Review Body

The Secretary of State for Health is looking to appoint one member representing Northern Ireland to the NHS Pay Review Body (NHSPRB), which provides independent advice and recommendations on the pay of NHS staff paid under Agenda for Change.

You must demonstrate the ability to think strategically and to exercise judgement on complex and sensitive issues, along with the ability to analyse and interpret detailed information. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate experience in a devolved context or knowledge of the public sector workforce in Northern Ireland.

Remuneration will be £300 per meeting for a time commitment of around 15 meetings per year.

The Secretary of State for Health determines the length of appointment, which will be for up to a maximum of four years.

For more information, please visit our website:

Cabinet Office Website Link

If you require an alternative format such as Braille, large print or audio please call Alex Staples on 020 7210 2713 quoting the reference NHSPRB – A16-80.

The closing date for all applications is midday on 28th July 2016.

The Department of Health values and promotes diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity for all.

Members sought for review Body on Doctor’s and Dentists Remuneration

The Secretary of State for Health is looking to appoint one new member representing Northern Ireland to the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration (DDRB), which provides independent advice and recommendations on the pay of doctors and dentists employed in the NHS.

You must demonstrate the ability to think strategically and to exercise judgement on complex and sensitive issues, along with the ability to analyse and interpret detailed information. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate experience in a devolved context or knowledge of the public sector workforce in Northern Ireland.

Remuneration will be £300 per meeting for a time commitment of around 15 meetings per year.

The Secretary of State for Health determines the length of appointment, which will be for up to a maximum of four years.

For more information, please visit our website:

Application information here

If you require an alternative format such as Braille, large print or audio please call Alex Staples on 020 7210 2713 quoting the reference A16-81 – DDRB.

The closing date for all applications is midday on 28th July 2016.

The Department of Health values and promotes diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity for all.

 

Council Members wanted at the General Medical Council

The General Medical Council (GMC) plays a vital role in helping to protect patients and improve the standards of medical practice in the UK. It is responsible for setting the standards for medical students and doctors, for supporting them in achieving and exceeding those standards and for taking action whenever these are not met. It does this by working with doctors, government health departments, employers, medical educators and patient groups to make sure that the trust patients have in their doctors is fully justified.

The GMC seeks to appoint two lay and one medical member to fill three vacancies on its governing body, the Council. The Council of the GMC sets the organisation’s strategy and defines its high-level policies. It is responsible for the oversight of the GMC and makes sure that the organisation fulfils its statutory and charitable purposes. The Council comprises 12 members (6 lay and 6 medical). Two vacancies are for members who must live or work wholly or mainly in Wales or Scotland; the other vacancy is open to applicants from any of the four UK countries.

Applicants for these roles must be able to contribute to setting strategy, exercising oversight and ensuring effective corporate governance. Additional desirable knowledge and skills are sought for specific areas, including commercial acumen; financial/business management; investment income generation; information systems and communications technology; and the legal sector.

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Members to The NHS Pay Review Body (NHSPRB) and Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration (DDRB)

The Secretary of State for Health is looking to appoint four new members to the Pay Review Bodies, which provide independent advice and recommendations on the pay of NHS staff paid under Agenda for Change (NHSPRB) and doctors and dentists employed in the NHS (DDRB), covering a total workforce of 1.6 million and a pay bill of almost £60 billion across the UK. The positions available are an economist member (DDRB), a member representing Scotland (DDRB), and 2 members representing Northern Ireland – one for each of the review bodies.

Person Specification

You must demonstrate the ability to think strategically and to exercise judgement on complex and sensitive issues, along with the ability to analyse and interpret detailed information. Candidates applying for the economist post must also be able to demonstrate a record of achievement as an economist with the ability to apply expertise to labour market issues. Those applying for the posts representing Scotland or Northern Ireland must be able to demonstrate experience in a devolved context or knowledge of the public sector workforce in the respective country.          Continue reading

Could you be the next Chair of the Care Quality Commission

The Secretary of State for Health is seeking to appoint a Chair to the Care Quality Commission (CQC). CQC is the independent regulator of health and adult social care providers in England.
The Chair of the CQC is a key appointment and requires an individual of exceptional calibre to challenge, provide direction and enable the CQC to be a first-class regulator.

Person Specification

Candidates will have an outstanding and relevant career track record, with an ability to lead the board of a major and high-profile national organisation and will be able to demonstrate a credible commitment to better care for people and their families.  Continue reading

Search is on for new members to the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC)

The General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) is committed to recruiting a diverse range of people who will provide a professional service and help us meet our key objectives. We are proud of our reputation for expertise and quality of service, and we recognise that this is built upon the commitment, loyalty, skills and hard work of our employees.

The General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) is committed to recruiting a diverse range of people who will provide a professional service and help us meet our key objectives. We are proud of our reputation for expertise and quality of service, and we recognise that this is built upon the commitment, loyalty, skills and hard work of our employees.

Appointment of nine Council Members

The General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) is looking for new members to join the reconstituted Council from 1 April 2016, as follows:

  • Four lay Council Members (including a lay Chair of the Education and Registration Standards Committee)
  • Five registrant Council Members (osteopaths)

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