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CITY OF LONDON
Calling on a Volunteer
City of London Police Authority Board - Professional Standards & Integrity Committee Vacancy
• Are you over 18 years old?
• Can you demonstrate a genuine, active interest in matters relating to Policing in a busy city?
• Can you volunteer 4-6 hours every quarter? The Committee formally meets four times a year for approximately two hours. There is also an expectation that you occasionally participate in the monthly PS&I Complaints Review Panels.
• Are you fair-minded, independent and efficient, with a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion?
• Can you represent the community on key issues?
• You DO NOT work for the City of London Police or City of London Corporation.
YES - would you like to be an independent Member of the City of London Police's Professional Standards & Integrity Committee?
In its role as the police authority for the Square Mile, the City of London Corporation ensures that the City of London Police deliver a fair, efficient and effective police service. The Professional Standards & Integrity Committee, as a sub-committee of the Police Authority Board, plays a key role in the effective scrutiny and oversight of the City of London Police. As such, it is responsible for:
• scrutinising the Force's handling of complaints;
• where appropriate, conducting reviews of complaints handled by the force;
• monitoring the Force's work in respect of conduct and appeals proceedings; and
• monitoring government, police authorities and other external agencies' policies and actions relating to professional standards and advising the Police Authority Board or Commissioner as appropriate.
We are seeking to appoint an independent person to serve as a member of the Professional Standards & Integrity Committee of the City of London Police Authority Board, to help it fulfil this role. The appointment will be for a four-year term commencing in May 2021 with a commitment of attendance at committee meetings four times per year, for approximately two hours, as well as one Complaints Review Panel a quarter, approximately one hour each.
We will provide you with:
? Necessary training and Member support in the role.
? Reimbursement of travel and subsistence costs.
? Reading papers prior to each meeting.
To request an application pack or for any further queries, please contact
Closing date for applications is 26 February 2021.
Interviews will take place in March 2021 and will be held virtually, subject to COVID-19 restrictions. The interview Panel will refer their recommended candidate to City of London Police Authority Board in April 2021, who will ultimately have the final decision on any appointment. The first meeting of the Committee will then be 6 May 2021.
The City of London Corporation will use your information to assess your suitability for employment with us. If your application is unsuccessful, we will no longer store any information submitted.
The City Corporation is older than Parliament and its experience and tradition underpin its modern role as the provider of key services. Elected Members, headed by the Lord Mayor, operate on a non-party political basis. It is a uniquely diverse organisation with three main aims -
• to support and promote the City as the world leader in international finance and business services
• to provide high quality local services and policing for those working in, living in and visiting the Square Mile
• to provide valued services to London and the nation as a whole, including its role as one of the most significant arts sponsors in the UK and its support for the economic development of the surrounding boroughs.
The City of London Corporation's vision is to build and support strong, sustainable and cohesive communities by ensuring its policies, processes and employment practices, promote equality of opportunity and are inclusive.
The City of London Corporation's services are monitored and reviewed on an on?going basis to ensure they are provided in a fair and equitable way, and to ensure compliance with the Equality Act 2010 and the Public Sector Equality Duty which places obligations on the authority to:
• Eliminate discrimination;
• Advance equality of opportunity between different groups; and
• Foster good relations.
With regards to the terms of reference of the Professional Standards & Integrity Committee, the Committee has responsibility for overseeing measures to promote diversity and inclusion within the City of London Police. This also covers scrutiny of the Force's work to implement recommendations outlined by the City of London Corporation's Tackling Racism Taskforce.
The City Corporation's Equal Opportunities Statement can be accessed on-line at
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