Vacancy – Lay Member – Primary Care Co-Commissioning and Deputy Chair

The three Clinical Commissioning Groups in Leeds are merging from 1 April 2018, and we are recruiting a Lay Member – Primary Care Co-Commissioning and Deputy Chair to join the governing body.

You will play a pivotal role in ensuring that the CCG maintains effective governance and makes the best possible decisions for patients and service users. You’ll also see that the CCG acts on information to improve the quality of the services we commission.

You will also be involved and participate in Governing Body and other meetings, and you will chair our Primary Care Commissioning Committee. The successful candidate will have the following specific competencies & qualifications for the role:

  • ability to chair committees effectively;
  • experience of chairing meetings held in public; and
  • experience of the commissioning environment, with a particular focus on primary medical care.

Applicants will be able to demonstrate a special interest in Leeds, for example, living or working in the area or by being closely involved in projects and other activities in the city. Some time commitment may be required in the evenings and there will be some travel within the CCG boundary and occasionally further afield.

The time commitment will be a minimum of 3 days per month (on average) and remuneration is to be confirmed.

This post is a three year appointment, commencing from April 2018.

Please check that you are eligible to apply – see application pack, as certain restrictions are in place if you hold some other public office positions. This is covered in the pack.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role with Dr Gordon Sinclair, Clinical Chair, please contact his PA Ela Kassemoff 0113 8435505 or before the closing date.

To apply, please return a completed application form and your CV to or: Laura Parsons Head of Corporate Governance NHS Leeds CCGs Partnership Units B5-B9 WIRA Business Park West Park Ring Road Leeds LS16 6EB

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Friday 2 March 2018

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 13 March 2018