The opportunity is open to applications as the moment, with a closing date of Sunday 27th September with details regarding the opportunity detailed on www.northyorks.gov.uk/ independentchair
 
It's a commitment of 24 days per year, typically 2 days per month and the summary details are below. I would very much appreciate it if you could please circulate this opportunity to the independent chairs network in the hope that they may also forward this to any colleagues that may be interested in the opportunity.
 
Sarah France-Gorton
 
Principal Adviser Resourcing and Reward
North Yorkshire County Council
01609798106
 
Additional Information
 

North Yorkshire Safeguarding Adults Board: Independent Chair

We are looking for candidates with a successful track record at executive level for this pivotal role. You should have a thorough understanding of the local and national safeguarding agenda, with the skills and experience to chair complex, professional and strategic meetings. You should have the personal attributes, exceptional leadership skills, creativity and drive to be able to critically challenge, and lead positive relationships with a range of stakeholders. You will have a clear vision of success, a passion for significant challenges, and a track record of delivering lasting and innovative results.

If you are up for the challenge, and are able to unlock the potential of our partnership, we would like to hear from you.

Closing date and interview dates

Closing date: Sunday 27 September 2015
Interview date: Friday 23 October 2015

Key information

The post will be initially for a two year period with the option to extend for a further two years, on a self-employed contractual basis. The post will require a commitment of an average of two days per month, up to a maximum of twenty four days per year, with some flexibility around this level of commitment required. The daily rate is £500 inclusive, including travel.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Mike Webster, Assistant Director Quality and Engagement, North Yorkshire County Council on 01609 798794.

For a discussion regarding the recruitment process please contact Sarah France-Gorton, Principal Adviser Resourcing and Reward, North Yorkshire County Council on 01609 798106.