The primary role of the Staffing Committee is to undertake
the selection process for the appointment and make recommendations in relation
to the appointment and dismissal of the Head of Paid Service, Chief Finance Officer and Monitoring Officer of the Dorset Council.
The committee will undertake the selection process for the
appointment and making the appointment and dismissal of any other statutory
Chief Officer or Deputy Officer of the Dorset Council. The committee will also hear and determine
any appeals by the Head of Paid Service, Chief Finance Officer, Monitoring
Officer, statutory Chief Officers and Deputy Chief Officers under the Dorset
Council policies and procedures; and hear/deal with disputes registered with
the Dorset Council by recognised Trade Unions.
The membership of the
Staffing Committee shall be appointed from amongst the whole membership of the
Council. The size of the committee shall vary and its
members shall be nominated by the Group Leaders on a politically proportionate
basis as and when a meeting is to be convened.