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Current vacancies

Independent Persons

This vacancy is: Part time

Salary: Voluntary

Location: Clitheroe

Closing Date: Friday 12th March 2021

Independent Persons
Accounts and Audit Committee
Voluntary - reasonable travel expenses will be payable.

Ribble Valley Borough Council is looking for members of the public to serve as Independent Persons.
The Council currently has vacancies for two Independent Persons, who play an important role in its arrangements to promote and maintain high standards of conduct.

Mair Hill, Head of Legal and Democratic Services and Monitoring Officer, said: “The Council welcomes applications from members of the public who feel they have the qualities and experience to fill these important roles.”
Training will be provided.  The roles are voluntary but reasonable travel expenses will be payable.

Applicants must not, within the past five years, have been an Elected Member, Co-opted Member or Officer of the Borough Council or of a Parish /Town Council within the Council’s area, or a relative or close friend of those persons, and/or actively engaged in local party-political activity in any way.
An application pack and application form are available either on the Council’s website or can be requested by telephone on  01200 414596 or by emailing
For an informal discussion about the posts please contact Mair Hill on 01200 425111.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday, 12th March 2021.

Interviews will be held on Monday, 22nd March 2021.

Important Information

Please download and read the following information before proceeding with your application:

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Application Pack

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Ribble Valley Borough Council is an equal opportunities employer.