Agenda and draft minutes

Head of Communities Interviews, Employment Procedure Committee
Tuesday 8th June, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Town Hall, Bootle

Contact: Ruth Appleby 

Items
No. Item

12.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

No apologies for absence were received.

 

13.

Declarations of Interest

Members and Officers are requested to give notice of any personal or prejudicial interest and the nature of that interest, relating to any item on the agenda in accordance with the relevant Code of Conduct.

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were received.

 

14.

Minutes of Previous Meetings

To approve the minutes of the following meetings of the Employment Procedure Committee:

 

·       10.00 am - 11 May 2021 – Head of Communities - shortlisting

·       2.00 pm – 11 May 2021 – Service Manager Finance - shortlisting

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the following meetings of the Employment Procedure Committee be confirmed as correct record:

 

10.00 am 11 May 2021 - Head of Communities - Shortlisting

02.00 pm 11 May 2021 - Service Manager Finance - Shortlisting

 

15.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider passing the following resolution:

 

That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.  The Public Interest Test has been applied and favours exclusion of the information from the Press and Public.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it would involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act. The Public Interest Test has been applied and favours exclusion of the information from the press and public.

 

16.

Recruitment to the Post of Head of Communities

The Committee will interview candidates for the post of Head of Communities.

 

Copies of the interview timetable, the job description / person specification, the candidate application forms and details of the proposed interview questions were distributed by the Chief Personnel Officer prior to the meeting.

 

Please note that any appointment to the post will be subject to the consideration of any material or well-founded objection to the appointment by Members of the Cabinet.

Minutes:

The Committee interviewed candidates for the post of Head of Communities.

 

RESOLVED: That

 

(1)

a candidate be appointed to the post of Head of Communities at a salary of £87,597 per annum (Senior Management Hay Grade 3), subject to any checks, along with any conditions deemed necessary by the Chief Personnel Officer; and

 

 

(2)

the offer of appointment in (1) above be subject to the Chief Personnel Officer notifying the Cabinet of the recommendation and ascertaining whether any Cabinet Member has a material or well-founded objection to the appointment.