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  • Ref no: WDN02461
  • Published: 3/10/2019
  • Closes: 20/10/2019
  • Location: Various Locations In West Dunbartonshire
  • Salary: £0.00
  • Contract Type: Voluntary
  • Position Type: Voluntary

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description


West Dunbartonshire Council is committed to ensuring and demonstrating good governance and has established an Audit Committee with a remit based on the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy’s Audit Committees: Practical Guidance for Local Authorities and Police.

The role of the Lay Member of the Committee will be to independently assist the Committee to discharge its roles effectively by providing advice and scrutiny on matters relating to the Council’s arrangements for risk management, governance and control.  Lay Members receive no payment for this public duty, but travel expenses are paid, and are expected to attend a minimum of three committee meetings per year.  For further information please see the attached Role Profile.

If you would like to apply for the position of Lay Member on the Audit Committee, please email a completed CV to:

Your CV should include a response to the following question:

Please describe your skills, knowledge and experience, setting out why you would be a suitable candidate for this role?

For further information please contact Colin McDougall, Audit Manager, on 01389737436 or 07769876831 or email


The preferred applicant will be required to complete a Basic Disclosure check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

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