Public appointment vacancies

Public appointment vacancies will usually be advertised in local and regional papers, as well as the department’s website and here on nidirect. Most appointments are regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments in Northern Ireland (CPA NI).

Royal Ulster Constabulary George Cross Foundation - chairperson (part-time)

The Department of Justice is seeking to appoint a Chairperson for the RUC GC Foundation. 

  • remuneration: not remunerated, but allowances, including travel costs, may be reimbursed where applicable
  • period of appointment: term of five years, starting in September 2018
  • time commitment: at least five days per month
  • regulated by CPA NI: yes

You can find out more, including how to apply, at the link below:

Closing date for applications - 12.00 noon on Thursday 26 July.

Youth Council for NI - chairperson, vice-chairperson and members

The Department of Education (DE) invites applications for the positions of chairperson, vice-chairperson and members of the Youth Council for NI.

  • remuneration: chairperson - £7,500 a year; vice-chairperson - £2,500 a year; members - none
  • period of appointment: up to four years, start date to be confirmed
  • time commitment: chairperson  - four days a month; vice-chairperson - two days a month; members - one day a month
  • regulated by CPA NI: yes

You can find out more, including how to apply, at the link below.

Closing date for applications - 5.00 pm on Tuesday 10 July.

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) - member​s

The Department of Education (DE) invites applications for the position of members of the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA).

  • remuneration: none
  • period of appointment: up to four years, start date to be confirmed
  • time commitment: one to two days a month
  • regulated by CPA NI: yes

You can find out more, including how to apply, at the link below.

Closing date for applications - 5.00 pm on Tuesday 10 July.

Appointment of school governors

The Department of Education (DE) invites applications for school governor positions.

The role of the Board of Governors is to manage the school with a view to providing the best possible education and educational opportunities for all of the pupils.

  • remuneration: none
  • period of appointment: up to four years
  • time commitment: varies depending on school requirements
  • regulated by CPA NI: no

You can find out more, including how to apply, at the link below.

Closing date for applications - applications are welcome at any time.

UK public appointment vacancies

If you're interested in applying for a public appointment in England, Scotland or Wales, you can visit the Cabinet Office's Centre for Public Appointments and search the latest vacancies.

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