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
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.