Freedom of Speak up Guardian' appointment (FOI)
Freedom of Speak up Guardian' appointment (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 05 January 2023.
Prepared internally, no external costs.
A 'Freedom to Speak up Guardian' has just been appointed by Health and Community Services.
Please provide the process by which this person was chosen.
Where was the role advertised and on what date(s)?
How many people applied for the job?
Was the person who has been appointed invited to apply for the role?
Who decided who would be on the shortlist?
How many people were shortlisted?
Who sat on the final interview panel? - Full names please.
An Expression of Interest for a six-month secondment opportunity was sent out to registered health and social care professional Health and Community Services (HCS) staff. Applications required a current CV and covering letter. All applicants were shortlisted and invited to the assessment process. The assessment process involved a focus group panel and an interview panel. In addition, interviewees were required to deliver a 10-minute presentation.
An advertisement using Government of Jersey and National Health Service platforms inviting applications for the permanent Freedom to Speak Up Guardian post will commence in early January 2023.
The secondment post was advertised via an email to all HCS staff, which included all health and social care professional staff, on 5 October 2022 and 11 October 2022.
There were seven applicants for the secondment opportunity.
The Interview Panel agreed to interview all of the candidates who applied.
All seven people who applied were shortlisted.
Employee names constitute their personal data. Government of Jersey employees below the level of Tier 1 and Tier 2 are protected from identification for the purposes of Freedom of Information disclosure, and therefore, Article 25 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 has been applied. The roles held by all individuals on the interview panel have been supplied.
- Cheryl Power - Director of Culture and Wellbeing – HCS
- Steve Graham - Associate Director of People – HCS
- Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant - Corporate Services
- Resuscitation Services Manager - HCS
Article 25 - Personal information
(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it constitutes personal data of which the applicant is the data subject as defined in the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2005.
(2) Information is absolutely exempt information if –
(a) it constitutes personal data of which the applicant is not the data subject as defined in the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2005; and
(b) its supply to a member of the public would contravene any of the data protection principles, as defined in that Law.