Agenda and minutes

Staffing Committee - Tuesday, 11th January, 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Lecture Theatre - Training Centre, Sadler Road, Winsford, Cheshire CW7 2FQ. View directions

Contact: Donna Linton  Governance and Corporate Planning Manager

Items
No. Item

1.

PROCEDURAL MATTERS

1A

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence. The attendees formed the interview panel.

1B

Declaration of Members' Interests

Members are reminded that the Members’ Code of Conduct requires the disclosure of Statutory Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, Non-Statutory Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Disclosable Non-Pecuniary Interests.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of Members’ interest.

 

1C

Minutes of the Staffing Committee pdf icon PDF 227 KB

To approve the minutes of the Staffing Committee held on 8th November 2021

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the Staffing Committee held on 8th November 2021 be confirmed as a correct record.

 

2.

Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 96 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That:

 

That under Section 100(A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) Order 2006, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the items of business listed below on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Schedule 12A to the Act in the paragraphs indicated:

 

Item 3 – Appointment of Head of Corporate Communications and Engagement

 

Paragraph 1 -  Information relating to an individual

 

Item 4 – Service Management Team Implementation Plan – Objective 3

 

Paragraph 1 – Information relating to an individual   

 

3.

Appointment of Head of Corporate Communications and Engagement

The meeting has been arranged to allow Members to interview shortlisted candidates for the post of Head of Corporate Communications and Engagement and agree upon an appointment

Minutes:

The Committee conducted interviews with the shortlisted candidates for the position of Head of Corporate Communications and Engagement. The Committee were briefed about the other elements of the recruitment process.

 

RESOLVED: That

 

[1]       Mr M Shone be appointed as Head of Corporate Communications and Engagement.

4.

Service Management Team Implementation Plan - Objective 3

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Chief Fire Officer and Chief Executive that provided an update on the arrangements for terminating the employment contract of the Director of Transformation as part of implementing Objective 3 of the 2020 Service Management Team Review agreed by the Fire Authority on 9th December 2020.

 

RESOLVED: That

 

[1]       the report be noted; and

 

[2]       the Chief Fire Officer and Chief Executive to take steps to disestablish the role of Director of Transformation in line with deliverables of the Service Management Team Review Implementation Plan 2020 to 2023.