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Lay Council Member

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th March 2020

  • Advertised from 19th February 2020
  • Compensation payment & expenses: currently £75 for each half-day (up to 3.5 hours).


The role involves servicing as a member of GTC Scotland's governing Council which has responsibility for:

  • setting the strategic direction and policy of GTC Scotland; and
  • ensuring that GTC Scotland fulfils its statutory functions in compliance with the Public Services Reform (GTC Scotland) Order 2011 and other relevant statutes, with regard to the public interest and in line with best regulatory practice.

This post is a public appointment, rather than a position of employment.

Terms of Appointment: Four years from 2 April 2020.

Time Commitment: Approximately 8 to 12 days per year.

You will be expected to attend four Council meetings a year and may be required to serve on up to two committees.

Committees may meet between four and six times a year.

Compensation Payment & Expenses: A compensation payment, plus reasonable expenses, will be provided for Council member attendance in accordance with our Members Expenses and Compensation Scheme Policy. Compensation is currently £75 for each half-day (up to 3.5 hours) and is intended to compensate members for any financial loss incurred as a result of their attendance, it is not an attendance fee.

Please Note: No compensation or expenses will be paid to applicants in connection with the appointment process.

Application notes

Closing date: Midnight on 8 March 2020

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