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Part 4 - Officer employment procedure rules

Below are the Officer employment procedure rules.

1.1         Declarations:

(a)          The Council will require any candidate applying for an appointment as an employee of the Council to declare on the Council’s standard application form whether they are related to an existing County Councillor, an employee of the Council or the partner of such persons;

(b)           No candidate so related to a County Councillor or an Officer will be appointed without the authority of the relevant Director or an Officer nominated by them.

1.2         Seeking support for Appointment

              Subject to paragraph (b) below:

(a)          The County Council will disqualify any applicant who directly or indirectly seeks the support of any County Councillor for any appointment with the County Council.  This rule will be included in any recruitment information as well as the County Council’s standard application form;

                No County Councillor or Officer will seek support for any person for any appointment with the County Council;

(b)            A request for, and the provision of, a written reference will not constitute seeking support for the purposes of this rule.

Page updated: 09/10/2020 Page updated by: Gloucestershire County Council

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