Dear Chelmsford City Council,

Human Resources

Please inform me what questions were used in the interview for the Monitoring Officer OR Head of Legal OR Deputy Head of Legal roles (OR similar senior legal roles within the Council).

Please inform me of the guided/model answers for the above interview?

Please inform me about what the interview comprised i.e. interview and presentation? psychometric testing?

Was an external organisation instructed to carry out the above process?

Yours faithfully,

Linsey Preston

Information Request, Chelmsford City Council

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Dear Linsey,        

   

I am sending this email in response to your Freedom of Information Act
(2000) request reference IR 8798. Please use this reference in any
subsequent contact relating to this request.

 

Response

Please see a response to each of your questions below:

 

 1. Please inform me what questions were used in the interview for the
Monitoring Officer OR Head of Legal OR Deputy Head of Legal roles (OR
similar senior legal roles within the Council).

 

Please see attached the interview questions. 

 

 2. Please inform me of the guided/model answers for the above interview?

 

The candidates response is scored against the Essential and Desirable
criteria of the role, as outlined in the Person Specification.

 

 3. Please inform me about what the interview comprised i.e. interview and
presentation? psychometric testing?

 

This involved a two stage assessment.

First Stage: Interview and Technical Assessment

Second Stage: Technical scenario (roleplay) and Presentation with Q&A

 

 4. Was an external organisation instructed to carry out the above
process?

 

Yes, in part.

 

Right to Internal Review

If you are dissatisfied with this response or with the way your request
has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act, you have the right
to ask for your request to be independently reviewed by the Director of
Connected Chelmsford. You should set out your representations in writing
explaining why you are dissatisfied with this response or the way your
request has been handled and send to [email address]. The review will
be conducted in accordance with the Council’s internal review procedure
which is published on its website at
http://www.chelmsford.gov.uk/node/33297. You will be notified of the
outcome of the review as soon as possible and in any event within 20
working days from receipt of your representations.

 

Appeal

If you should still remain dissatisfied following the outcome of the
review, you may apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision by
writing to:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Tel: 0303 1231113 or 01625 545745

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Heather Binns

Information Governance Officer

Chelmsford City Council

 

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