Committee details

Joint Senior Staff Committee

Purpose of committee

The Joint Senior Staff Committee is  responsible for  the following:


·         the recruitment and selection of the Head of Paid Service (Chief Executive) and make recommendations to the Councils in respect of the Chief Executive appointment.


·         To be responsible for the recruitment and selection of all staff at Director and Head of Service level.


·         To be responsible for grievance and disciplinary proceedings in respect of the Head of Paid Service, Monitoring Officer, statutory and non-statutory Chief Officers.

·         To determine terms and conditions matters in respect of staff where these are to be dealt with by Members.


The specific responsibilities and functions delegated to this Committee are set out in detail in the Joint Committee Agreement of each council's constitution.


Contact information

Support officer: Neil Terry
Senior Democratic Services Officer
01903 221078. Email: