The Localism Act 2011 confirmed the Council’s continuing duty to promote and maintain high standards of conduct by members and co-opted members of the authority.
We're looking for a minimum of three Independent Persons to work with us to help ensure high standards of conduct in the Council and amongst elected Councillors within the Borough.
If you think you have the qualities to take on this challenging role, we would like to hear from you.
You must be aged 18 or over, live or work in Brentwood Borough, and understand the area and some of the issues facing it. You should be impartial, have a good standing in the community, and support the Council’s goals of being accountable, open, principled, and committed to equality opportunities.
We are unable to consider anyone who is, or has been within the last five years, a member, co-opted member or officer of Brentwood Borough Council or any of the Local Parish Councils within the Borough; or is a relative or close friend of a member, co-opted member or officer of Brentwood Borough Council or any of the Local Parish Councils within the Borough.
Independent Persons are entitled to an annual allowance for carrying out these duties.
To find out more, call Andrew Hunkin, Interim Director of People & Governance and Monitoring Officer on 01277 312500, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interviews will take place week beginning the 24 April 2023. You can download the information pack and application form and email the completed form to email@example.com or post to:
Interim Director of People & Governance and Monitoring Officer
Brentwood Borough Council
Closing date is Monday 17 April 2023.