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Published 15 Jul 2016
This appointment round built on the lessons learned and the innovative approaches taken on previous health board rounds. In particular, it demonstrates the value of community engagement as part of the public appointments process.
Published 04 Jul 2016
This is the SHAP diversity calendar handbook.
Published 04 Jul 2016
The diversity calendar should be read in conjunction with the SHAP handbook.
Published 06 Jun 2016
This report summarises an exercise in planning and assessment. It discusses how the competency framework trialled on the Creative Scotland pilot appointment round was adapted specifically for a chair appointment round. It also refers to the high quality of early engagement with the minister to ensure that the panel knew precisely what would be required of a successful chair for the board.
Published 31 Mar 2016
This report summarises an exercise in planning and assessment based on an effective analysis of board needs. In this case, the needs of the board were clearly identified by reference to the body's new strategic plan.
Published 10 Feb 2016
This document outlines the Commissioner's expectations for the appropriate management of records by the Public Appointments Advisers (PAAs).
Published 19 Jan 2016
This guidance updates and replaces the original statutory guidance of October 2013 that was introduced to coincide with publication of the 2013 Code of Practice. It incorporates the Commissioner's guidance on "merit and most able", issued in Augurst 2014, and includes a number of additional changes intended to enhance the operation of the public appointments process. The revised guidance is effective from 25 January 2016.
Published 14 Jan 2016
This appointment round carried forward lessons learned from the Creative Scotland pilot appointment round in terms of assessment using the competency framework. It also employed an attraction strategy used for appointments to other enterprise bodies by working in partnership with Changing the Chemistry to attract women to apply for the roles as this group was underrepresented on the board.
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