Agenda and draft minutes

Personnel Committee - Tuesday, 28 September 2021 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Foster Avenue, Beeston NG9 1AB

Contact: Email: committees@broxtowe.gov.uk 

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15.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are requested to declare the existence and nature of any disclosable pecuniary interest and/or other interest in any item on the agenda.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

16.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 217 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 29 June 2021.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 29 June 2021 were confirmed and signed as a correct record.

17.

DISABLED FACILITIES GRANT STAFFING pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To seek approval for making the temporary part time Grants Caseworker permanent and the appointment of a second Grants Officer within the Private Sector Housing team. 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted that there had been an increase in the capital allocation awarded to district councils from central government for Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs) resulting in a number of discretionary grant schemes being introduced, as well as the continuation of mandatory DFGs.

 

Due to the complex nature and the lengthening time for grants to be processed and the waiting time for potential grant applicants, additional resources were required within the team that deal with these applications.

 

RESOLVED that:

1.       The permanent appointment of the temporary Grants Case Worker (0.6 FTE) be approved.

2.       The appointment of a second Grants Officer be approved.

 

18.

UPDATE ON THE ACTION PLAN FOR THE WELLBEING OF EMPLOYEE MENTAL HEALTH pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To update the Committee on progress in respect of the action plan for the wellbeing of employee mental health.

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the progress made in respect of the action plan for the wellbeing of employee mental health.

 

 

 

19.

ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY UPDATE pdf icon PDF 169 KB

To advise members of the progress to date in respect of the Organisational Development Strategy.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the progress made in respect of the Organisational Development Strategy.

20.

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT -REVIEW OF BUSINESS PLAN PROGRESS-SUPPORT SERVICES -HUMAN RESOURCES-OUTTURN REPORT 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 336 KB

To report progress against outcome targets identified in the Business Plans for the support services areas, linked to Corporate Plan priorities and objectives, and to provide an update as to the latest key performance indicators therein.

 

Minutes:

The Committee noted the progress made in achieving the Human Resources Key Tasks within the Resources Business Plans and the outturn performance indicators for 2020/21.

 

21.

WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To consider items for inclusion in the Work Programme for future meetings.

 

 

Minutes:

The Committee consider the Work Programme.

 

RESOLVED that the Work Programme be approved subject the addition of the Job Evaluation scheme, Agency Staff cost and Staff running cost be added to the Work Programme.

22.

EXCLUSION OF PUBLIC AND PRESS

The Committee is asked to RESOLVE that, under Section 100A of the Local Government Act, 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2, and 3 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

 

 

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that, under Section 100A of the Local Government Act, 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2, and 3 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

 

23.

Employment Matters

Minutes:

RESOLVED as per the recommendation.

24.

APPLICATION FOR VOLUNTARY REDUNDANCY/RESTRUCTURE OF HR SERVICE

Minutes:

RESOLVED that:

1. The request for voluntary redundancy be approved.

2. The HR restructure be approved.

 

25.

USE OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE'S URGENCY POWERS TO APPLY A MARKET SUPPLEMENT AND CONVERT FOUR AGENCY ROLES TO TEMPORARY POSTS.

Minutes:

The Committee NOTED the report.

26.

REVIEW OF SENIOR MANAGER POSTS

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the proposed re-evaluation of the senior managers’ roles as detailed within the report be approved subject to the removal and separate review of the Monitoring Officer role.

27.

USE OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE'S URGENCY POWERS TO GRANT VOLUNTARY REDUNDANCY

Minutes:

The Committee NOTED the report.