Recruitment of Chief Executive and Chief Officers
Under Section 112 of the Local Government Act 1972, the Council has the "power to appoint officers on such reasonable terms and conditions as the authority thinks fit" where there is a requirement to recruit to the post of Chief Executive or Chief Officer.
The appointment to the Council's Chief Executive and statutory officer posts will be dealt with by the Appointment and Employment Panel and in accordance with the Council's constitution.
All other senior positions are appointed under the delegated powers of the Head of Paid services.
Relationship between Chief Executive/Chief Officer Pay and other Employees
Under the provisions of the Code of Recommended Practice for Local Authorities on Data Transparency, issued by the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) (formerly Department of Communities & Local Government - DCLG) under section 2 of the Local Government Planning and Land Act 1980, the Council is expected to publish its "pay multiple", i.e. the ratio between the highest paid salary and median average salary of the whole of the Council's workforce.
The relationship between the maximum average salaries of the Chief Executive and Chief Officers and the median salary of £25,047 (*the 2020/21 pay award is pending these figures are based upon 19/20 salaries and will be updated when the pay award is announced)
|Chief Executive salary||1:4.8|
|Assistant Directors salary||1:2|
|Shared services lead||1:2.4|
|Chief Executive salary||1:6.7|
|Assistant Directors salary||1:2.84|
|Shared services lead||1:3.34|