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Lay Member role advert

Barnet Safeguarding Adults Board

An exciting new opportunity to volunteer has arisen at Barnet Safeguarding Adults Board.  

We are looking for two members of the public to join the Board as Lay Members. Lay Members play an important role in the oversight and scrutiny of decisions and policies made by the Board. The Board is independent of the Council.

The multi-agency Safeguarding Adults Board in Barnet works to co-ordinate local prevention strategies and responses to safeguard adults with care and support needs from abuse and neglect.

As well as coordinating local strategies, the Barnet SAB has an equally important role to ensure that such work is effective.  It will discharge this function by:

  • Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of what is done by the local authority and all Board partners individually as well as collectively to safeguard and promote the welfare of adults, and by
  • Advising Board partners on ways to improve

The Board meets on a quarterly basis, the dates for 2017 are:

  • Thursday 27 April
  • Thursday 13 July
  • Thursday12 October.

This is a voluntary role but expenses will be paid.

If you are interested please complete the expression of interest (below) and send to Emma.Coles@barnet.gov.uk or by post:

Emma Coles
Safeguarding Adults Board Business Manager
Commissioning Group
London Borough of Barnet
North London Business Park
Oakleigh Road South
London N11 1NP

The deadline for expressions of interest is Friday 31 March.

Interviews for the positions will take place week beginning Monday 10 April.

If you have any queries please ring 020 8359 5741

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