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Committee Services Officer

Band 6

Main area
Committee Services Officer
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per work
Job ref
308-CORP-0370
Site
Waterloo
Town
London
Salary
£26,565 to £35,577 p.a plus 20% HCAS
Closing
28/08/2017 23:59

London Ambulance Service NHS Trust is the busiest emergency ambulance service in the UK with over 4,500 staff who works across a wide range of roles. Our service operates over an area of approximately 620 square miles across London based in 70 ambulance stations. 

We serve more than eight million people who live and work in the London area. Our main role is to respond to emergency 999 calls, getting medical help to patients who have serious or life-threatening injuries or illnesses as quickly as possible.

However, many of our patients have less serious illnesses or injuries, and do not need to be sent an ambulance on blue lights and sirens. Often these patients will receive more appropriate care somewhere other than at hospital and so we provide a range of care to them, recognising that many have complex problems or long-term medical conditions. We also provide clinical assessments over the phone to more callers with less serious illnesses and injuries. 

As an integral part of the NHS in London, we work closely with hospitals and other healthcare professionals, as well as with other emergency services. We are also central to planning for, and responding to, large-scale events or major incidents in the capital. 

In everything we do, we will provide Care, Clinical excellence and commitment. 

Care - Helping people when they need us; treating people with compassion, dignity and respect; having pride in our work and our organisation.

Clinical excellence - Giving our patients the best possible care; leading and sharing best clinical practice; using staff and patient feedback and experience to improve our care.

Commitment -Setting high standards and delivering against them; supporting our staff to grow, develop and thrive; Learning and growing to deliver continual improvement.

 

A new Corporate Governance team is being established at LAS. It will consist of a Corporate Secretary who will manage two supporting roles: Committee Services Officer and Committee Services Co-Ordinator. Based at Trust HQ in Waterloo and reporting to the Director of Corporate Governance, roles will be pivotal in managing and overseeing the day to day aspects of corporate governance across the Trust.

Band 6 Committee Services Officer (Internal Secondment)

We are looking for a motivated individual with excellent interpersonal skills and organisational skills to establish, develop and maintain arrangements and procedures for the sound corporate governance of the Trust. You will have recent and relevant knowledge and expertise in corporate governance, ideally within an NHS Environment along with the proven ability to produce high quality minutes of Board and Board Committee Meetings.

You will have demonstrable experience in committee administration and will be able to confidently provide advice to the Director of Corporate Governance and Board Directors on matters of corporate governance, such as regulatory and statutory compliance issues, Board and Committee reports, interpreting procedures and rules within the Trust’s standing orders.

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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Philippa Harding Philippa.harding@lond-amb.nhs.uk

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