AND APPOINTMENTS COMMITTEE
(1) The appointment of
Chief Officers and Deputies in accordance with the Employment
To recommend to Council on
the designation of the Monitoring Officer and the Chief Finance
To act as the Committee
which makes recommendations to Council on the appointment of the
Head of Paid Service (Chief Executive).
(2) To hear and
determine appeals in connection with disciplinary action or
dismissal of Chief and Deputy Chief Officers.
(3) To exercise any of
the Council’s functions as an Employer under the Local
Government Pension Scheme.
(4) To provide advice,
views or recommendations to Full Council on a matter proposing the
dismissal of the Head of Paid Service, Monitoring Officer or Chief
Finance Officer in accordance with the Local Authorities (Standing
Orders) (England) (Amendment)
Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/881) or as may be amended from time to
(5) To approve, amend
and/or revise Council employment/workforce policies and
(6) To monitor and
exercise oversight of workforce performance and management
(7) The Chairperson
shall, in consultation with Party Spokespersons and the Head of
Human Resources and Organisation Development, have authority to
make minor amendments to employment/workforce policies and
(8) To consider and
approve substantive changes to the Council’s senior
management structure proposed by the Chief Executive/Head of Paid
Services where the overall cost of the restructure can be met from
existing approved budgets. Where the overall cost cannot be met
from existing approved budgets, the Committee shall make a
recommendation to Council as appropriate.
For the avoidance of
doubt, Chief Officers are posts are above Spinal Column Point 74 on
the Council’s pay scales.