Agenda and minutes

Interview - Head of Adult Services, Appointments Panel - Friday, 17 December 2021 11:00 am

Venue: By Microsoft Teams

Contact: Lynsey Innis, Senior Committee Assistant; Tel: 01546 604338 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


There were no apologies for absence intimated. 


Declarations of Interest (If Any)


There were no declarations of interest intimated. 


Update on Short Leeting Process

Update by Head of Customer Support Services, Argyll and Bute Council


The Head of Customer Support Services provided a verbal update on the short leeting process for the post of Head of Adult Services for the HSCP.  She advised that as only one applicant had met the essential criteria for the post, a decision had been taken, in consultation with both the Chief Executives of NHS Highland and Argyll and Bute Council, to proceed to interview with this candidate. 




The Appointments Panel agreed to note the verbal update provided by the Head of Customer Support Services.  

The Panel resolved in terms of Section 50(A)(4) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 to exclude the press and public for the following item of business on the grounds that it was likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Schedule 7A to the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973. 



Appointment of Head of Adult Services (HSCP)

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The Panel interviewed applicants for the post of Head of Adult Services (HSCP). 




The Appointments Panel appointed Jillian Torrens to the post of Head of Adult Services (HSCP), subject to receipt of suitable references.