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Flintshire Standards Committee needs you!

Published, 06/11/2017

Do you have a keen interest in standards in public life and a wish to serve the local community and uphold local democracy?
Flintshire County Council and North Wales Fire and Rescue Authority have vacancies for independent members to serve on their Standards Committees.
The Standards Committee aims to promote, maintain and improve standards of conduct by members of the Authority. The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate objectivity, independence and impartiality and will have good listening skills and team working skills.
Flintshire County Council's Chief Officer for Governance, Gareth Owens, said:
"This joint approach is quite unique and we hope that both organisations will be able to share ideas, good practice and investment in training and development of the independent members. Being involved with more than one organisation will also make the role more diverse and interesting."
There many reasons to get involved, including:

• extending your knowledge and experience;
• enhancing your CV and career development;
• giving something back by sharing your knowledge, skills and experience;
• working with new people and gaining experience of different organisational approaches;
• networking with a wider group of people; or
• as spring board to get involved with other committees or independent review bodies.
Members can claim reimbursement for travel and subsistence.
lf you would like to find out more about becoming an independent member please email or telephone:
Alwen Davies
North Wales Fire and Rescue Authority
Email: alwen.davies@nwales-fireservice.org.uk
Phone: 01745 535286
Gareth Owens
Flintshire County Council
Email: Gareth.legal@flintshire.gov.uk
Phone: 01352 702344

Closing date for applications is 9am, 13 November 2017 and details on how to apply can be found at:
http://www.flintshire.gov.uk/en/Resident/Council-and-Democracy/Standards-Committee-Appointments.aspx


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