Waveney District Council

Job vacancy details

Independent Remuneration Panel Member

Employer Waveney District Council & Suffolk Coastal District Council | Suffolk Coastal District Council Reference 14/69
Published Tue 30/09/2014 12:44 PM Closing Date Fri 31/10/2014 12:00 PM
Organisation Suffolk Coastal District CouncilWaveney District Council & Suffolk Coastal District Councilweb sitelogo image Coverage
  • Suffolk, Eastern (inc. Herts and Essex)
Working Pattern Part Time, Temporary position Hours
Salary £200 per review DBS Check No
Location Woodbridge or Lowestoft

Suffolk Coastal District Council and Waveney District Council are looking to appoint 5 individuals to a joint pool of Independent Remuneration Panel Members, which will periodically recommend to each Council the levels of allowances that should be paid to Elected Councillors.

Each Independent Remuneration Panel will be comprised of 3 members, taken from the joint pool of five individuals, all unconnected to the Councils, and their task would involve making recommendations, amongst other things on:

  • The amount of Basic Allowance which should be paid to each Councillor.
  • The roles and responsibilities for which Special Responsibility Allowances should be paid.
  • Travelling / Subsistence Allowances

No formal qualifications are required to be a member of the Joint Panel but candidates must be aged 18 or over and either live or work in the Suffolk Coastal or Waveney District Council areas. Knowledge of local government would be useful, but is not essential.

Membership of the Panel is likely to involve 1 – 2 days work per year (including preparation time) but flexibility is needed to attend more meetings if necessary.

Existing or former County, District or London Borough Councillors are not eligible to apply. Nor are employees who currently work for either Suffolk Coastal or Waveney District Councils or for any of their main contractors. You should not be affiliated to any political party.

Appointments to the Panel will be made for a term of 4 years from November 2014 to October 2018.

An allowance of £200 per member of each Independent Remuneration Panel will be paid at the end of each review conducted by the Panel.

For an application form please call Hilary Slater on (01394) 444336 or email: . Alternatively you can download and complete the application form below. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY USING THE E-FORM FOR THIS VACANCY.

The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday 31 October 2014.

Equal Opportunities

Waveney District Council and Suffolk Coastal District Council are Equal Opportunity Employers, offering a range of family friendly policies and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Both Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks are required for relevant posts.

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Address: Town Hall, High Street,
Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1HS

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Email: humanresources@waveney.gov.uk