Non-Executive Board Members (two) - Disclosure and Barring Service

Recruiter
Exec Appointments
Location
UK
Posted
11 Oct 2019
Closes
16 Oct 2019
Ref
1281370540
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Do you want to play a leading role in safeguarding children and vulnerable groups?

If so, you can do this by becoming a Non-Executive Board member of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), which provides a critical public service by supplying information to employers and other organisations in England and Wales (and barring information only in Northern Ireland), so they can make informed recruitment and licensing decisions, particularly for employers and volunteers working with children and vulnerable adults. The DBS also has responsibility for deciding whether an individual is barred from working with vulnerable groups.

The DBS is seeking two Non-Executive Board Members with experience of law enforcement and/or criminal justice expertise, and experience of audit committees or being able to chair an audit committee. We are looking for candidates with a proven track record of delivering success, outstanding communication skills, and excellent political awareness. As a Board member, you will be committed and goal focused, with the ability to set clear priorities and to contribute meaningfully to Board discussions.

You will also possess excellent communication skills, coupled with a personal and professional demeanour that generates trust and confidence in others. You will be able to analyse complex issues and have the ability to constructively challenge and influence strategy and decision making.

Time Commitment: 20 days per year (possibly up to 30 days)

This will be a three-year appointment with the possibility of re-appointment.

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our website.

The closing date for applications is 23:00 on Monday 28 October 2019.

We encourage a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all suitably qualified people. Appointments to the DBS are regulated by the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments.

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