Agenda and minutes

Appointments Committee - Wednesday 24 March 2010 10.00 am

Venue: Chairman's Room - Shire Hall, Gloucester. View directions

Items
No. Item

16.

Appointment of Chairman

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

THAT Cllr McLain be elected as Chairman for the meeting.

17.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Cllrs Hilton & Theodoulou.

18.

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To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 23 February 2010.

Minutes:

RESOLVED


THAT the minutes of the meeting held on 23 February 2010 be approved as a correct record.

19.

Public Questions

To answer any written public questions about matters which are within the powers and duties of the Committee.  The closing date/time for the receipt of questions is 10.00am on Wednesday, 17 March 2010.

To answer any oral question(s) put by member of the public with the consent of the Chairman.

Depending on the nature of the questions asked it may not be possible to provide a comprehensive answer at the meeting, in which case a written answer will be supplied as soon as reasonably possible after the meeting.

Minutes:

No public questions were received.

20.

Members' Questions

To answer any written members’ questions.  The closing date/time for the receipt of questions is 10.00am on Wednesday, 17 March 2010.

Minutes:

No members’ questions were received.

21.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The Committee may wish to exclude the press and public from the meeting during the consideration of the remaining items on the agenda in accordance with the provisions of section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (schedule 12A paragraphs 1,2 & 3) which are:

 

Information relating to any individual.

 

Information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual.

 

Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED

 

THAT the public be excluded from the meeting during the following item of business on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during consideration of this item there would be disclosure to them of Exempt information as defined in Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

MINUTE 22                DESCRIPTION OF EXEMPT INFORMATION

 

Information relating to a particular employee, former employee, or applicant to become an employee of or a particular office holder, former office holder or applicant to become an office holder under the authority.

 

22.

Shortlisting - Joint Director of Operations (Children & Young People) & Joint Director of Operations (Adult Care)

To consider the attached report of the Group Director: Children & Young Peolple and the Interim Group Director: Community & Adult Care.

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report of the Interim Group Director: Community & Adult Care and Group Director: Children & Young People that outlined the procedure followed to date for the recruitment to the posts of Joint Director of Operations (Children & Young People) & Joint Director of Operations (Adult Care).  It was noted that 9 applications had been received for the Joint Director of Operations (Children & Young People) and 17 applications for the Joint Director of Operations (Adult Care).

 

Members gave consideration to each of the applications in turn and agreed those to be invited to the initial assessment.  It was noted that one applicant for the Children & Young People’s post was requesting to work 4 days per week, however, the Committee did not feel this to be appropriate for this position and asked that this be made clear to the candidate before being invited for interview.  The Committee agreed that for the Joint Director of Operations (Children & Young People ) application numbers 1,2,4 & 9 be invited to the initial assessment procedure  and for the Joint Director of Operations (Adult Care) application numbers 1,2,6,7,15 & 17 be invited to the initial assessment procedure.

 

RESOLVED


THAT

 

(a)  The recommended short list of candidates for the assessment centre be approved.

(b)  Presentation topics outlined in the report be approved.