Decision details

To share staff between Guildford Borough Council and Waverley Borough Council, on a temporary basis, where appropri

Decision Maker: Joint Chief Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


In order to provide temporary cover for Facilities management at Waverley Borough Council, the proposal is to arrange staff sharing arrangements with Guildford Borough Council.
This is for the Facilities Team Leader postholder at Guildford Brough Council to provide cover for Facilities at Waverley Borough Council.
This authority also provides for the Joint Executive Head of Legal and Democratic Services to be authorised to enter into an agreement between Guildford Borough Council and Waverley Borough Council for the sharing of their staff on a temporary basis.
If you have any queries, then please contact Marieke van der Reijden who will be happy to provide further information.

Reasons for the decision:

The reason for the appointment is to ensure cover within the service while minimising costs while future options are considered and to trial a partnership option.

Alternative options considered:

Other options, such as external interim appointments, would increase costs and not allow the partnership option to be trialled.

Source of Authority to take Decision:

Executive EX14 (20 July 2023) authorised the Joint Chief Executive
To approve, subject to a business case, future temporary staff sharing arrangements between Guildford Borough Council and Waverley Borough Council, to support the collaboration and transformation programme

Publication date: 11/04/2024

Date of decision: 27/03/2024