Chair Recruitment

Eligibility

The successful candidate will ideally be a resident in the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw area, or have a strong connection with the area.

To avoid any conflict of interest in the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw system, an individual shall not be eligible to hold the role of Chair if he/she is a Member of Parliament.

Disqualification Criteria

(As part of the application process, candidates will be required to complete a Fit & Proper Persons Requirement form which you will be asked to complete on application).

A person may not become or continue to be the Chair of South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw ICS if they meet any of the following criteria:

  • A person who, within the period of five (5) years immediately preceding the date of the proposed appointment, has been convicted -
  1. in the United Kingdom of any offence, or
  2. outside the United Kingdom of an offence which, if committed in any part of the United Kingdom, would constitute a criminal offence in that part, and, in either case, the final outcome of the proceedings was a sentence of imprisonment (whether suspended or not) for a period of not less than three (3) months without the option of a fine;
  • A person who is subject to a bankruptcy restrictions order or an interim bankruptcy restrictions order under Schedule 4A to the Insolvency Act 1986, sections 56A to 56K of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985 or Schedule 2A to the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (which relate to bankruptcy restrictions orders and undertakings);
  • A person who, has been dismissed within the period of five (5) years immediately preceding the date of the proposed appointment, otherwise than because of redundancy, from contractual employment by any public sector organisation within the United Kingdom
  • A health or social care professional or other professional person who has at any time been subject to an investigation or proceedings, by anybody which regulates or licenses the profession concerned (the "regulatory body"), in connection with the person's fitness to practise or alleged fraud, the final outcome of which was:
  • The person's suspension from a register held by the regulatory body, where that suspension has not been terminated
  • The person's erasure from such a register, where the person has not been restored to the register
  • A decision by the regulatory body which had the effect of preventing the person from practicing the profession in question, where that decision has not been superseded; or
  • A decision by the regulatory body which had the effect of imposing conditions on the person's practice of the profession in question, where those conditions have not been lifted

A person who is subject to:

  • Disqualification order or disqualification undertaking under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 or the Company Directors Disqualification (Northern Ireland) Order 2002
  • an order made under section 429(2) of the Insolvency Act 1986 (disabilities on revocation of administration order against an individual)
  • A person who has at any time been removed from the office of charity trustee for a charity or trustee for a charity by an order made by the Charity Commissioners for England and Wales, the Charity Commission, the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland or the High Court, on the grounds of misconduct or mismanagement in the administration of the charity for which the person was responsible, to which the person was privy, or which the person by their conduct contributed to or facilitated;
  • A person who has at any time been removed, or is suspended, from the management or control of anybody under:
  1. section 7 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990 (powers of the Court of Session to deal with management of charities) 
  2. section 34(5)(e) or (ea) of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 (powers of Court of Session to deal with the management of charities)
  • A person who is not eligible to work in the British Islands
  • A person who shall have behaved in a manner or exhibited conduct which in the opinion of the ICS Board has or is likely to be detrimental to the reputation and interest of the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw ICS and is likely to bring the ICS into disrepute. This includes but is not limited to dishonesty, misrepresentation (either knowingly or fraudulently), defamation (being slander or libel), abuse of position, non-declaration of a known conflict of interest, seeking to lead or manipulate a decision of the ICS in a manner that would ultimately be in favour of that individual whether financially or otherwise.