Chief Officer Appointments Committee Minutes

Chief Officer Appointments Committee Minutes

Date:
Thursday 18 February 2016
Time:
9:00 a.m.
Place:
Stainsby Room, Town Hall, Middlesbrough
 

Attendance Details

Present:
Councillor C M Rooney (Chair), Councillor J Brunton, Mr D Budd, Councillor M Carr and Councillor J Rostron.
Officers:
R Broad and N Finnegan
Apologies for absence:
Councillor C Hobson, Councillor T Mawston
Item Number Item/Resolution
PUBLIC
15/16 TO CONSIDER PASSING A RESOLUTION EXCLUDING THE PRESS AND PUBLIC FROM THE MEETING DURING CONSIDERATION OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS OF BUSINESS ON THE GROUNDS THAT IF PRESENT THERE WOULD BE DISCLOSURE OF EXEMPT INFORMATION FALLING WITHIN PARAGRAPHS 1 OF SCHEDULE 12A OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT.

That the decision to exclude all members of the press and public was agreed.

EXEMPT
15/17 SUGGESTED RECRUITMENT PROCESS FOR ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, SAFEGUARDING AND CHILDREN’S CARE.

In line with the officer employment procedure rules the Chief Officer Appointments Committee was charged with undertaking the process for recruiting to the post of Assistant Director of Safeguarding and Children's Care.

 

The recruitment process was to consist of:

  • Individual Interviews and Presentations; and
  • Informal meetings with the Leadership Management Team, the Executive Director for Wellbeing, Care and Learning, the Children in Care Council and Multi-Agency Partners.
     
15/18 TO CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FOR THE POST OF ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, SAFEGUARDING AND CHILDREN’S CARE.

All applications received were forwarded to the Appointments Committee after the closing date which was 12 noon Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

 

The committee considered applications for the post of the Assistant Director, Safeguarding and Children's Care, and discussed the selection arrangements.
 

15/19 SUGGESTIONS FOR QUESTIONS.

The interview questions were tabled at the Committee and discussed. 

 

There were no objections in principle and the Executive Director for Wellbeing, Care and Learning was to circulate the final questions prior to interviews.

15/20 SUGGESTIONS FOR PRESENTATION TOPIC.

The Committee agreed a specific topic for the presentation and agreed that the presentations would last 10 minutes. 
 

15/21 ANY OTHER ITEMS WHICH IN THE OPINION OF THE CHAIR, MAY BE CONSIDERED.

No further business was discussed.

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