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 Your Opportunity to make a significant contribution to the local NHS


We have an exciting opportunity for a Lay Member to join our Governing Body of clinicians and managers to play an important part in the CCG.  Merton CCG comprises of 23 GP practices covering the London Borough of Merton with a total registered patient population of 210,000.

Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are statutory bodies responsible for commissioning health services. They work with patients, health professionals, community groups and the local authority to improve health and health services locally.

Lay Member – Audit 3.75 hours per week, Remuneration £12,000 per annum

You will bring strategic insight and impartiality to the Governing Body, overseeing key elements of governance, including audit, remuneration and conflicts of interest.  You will have the skills, knowledge and expertise to assess and confirm that appropriate systems of internal control are in place for all aspects of governance including financial and risk management.  The role holder will need to be able to chair the Audit & Governance Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

Some time commitment may be required in the evenings and there will be travel within the CCG boundary and some further afield. 

The full job description and role requirements are here: LAY (AUDIT) MEMBER JD 2017.pdf

Merton CCG welcomes applications from any suitably qualified people with a strong connection to the local area and from people from groups currently under-represented on the Governing Body. The principles of fair and open competition will apply and recommendation for appointment will be made solely on merit.

You may apply by sending your CV with a covering letter outlining how you meet the requirement for the role and details of two references to tony.foote@mertonccg.nhs.uk

The deadline for applications for this is post is 5.00pm, 4th September 2017. 

If you would like to have an informal conversation regarding either of these roles, please contact Mo Gault on 0203 668 1917 who will arrange time with either Dr Andrew Murray, Clinical Chair, or James Blythe, Managing Director.