The Staffing Committee provides support and guidance to the Clerk in his/her role and provides a management link between the staff, the Clerk and the Town Council. The Town Clerk is the direct line manager of the staff and has delegated authority to address standard management issues as set out in the Scheme of Delegation.
The Committee will, in consultation with the Clerk, consider the following areas:
Staffing levels, job descriptions, contracts of employment, Council policies that affect staff, recruitment, training and induction, holidays, flexible working, time in lieu, overtime policies, sickness policy, maternity/paternity policy, appraisal of staff, temporary employees, grievance and disciplinary procedure, dismissal policy and procedures, Industrial Tribunal policy and procedure and any other staffing issue which may arise.
The Staffing Committee will receive advice from the Town Council’s employment advisors on any sensitive issues.