Wanted: Equality Commissioners

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland invites applications for appointment to the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland. Four Commissioner positions will become vacant in late 2016. This competition may also be used to fill any further vacancies that arise over the next 12 months.

The Equality Commission

The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland is a non-departmental public body established by the Northern Ireland Act 1998. Its powers and duties derive from a number of statutes which have been enacted over the last decades, providing protection against discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, race, religion and political opinion, sex and sexual orientation. It also has responsibilites arising from the Northern Ireland Act 1998 in respect of the statutory equality and good relations duties which apply to public authorities.

  • remuneration: £5000 per annum paid in equal monthly instalments
  • period of appointment: three years
  • time commitment: expected time commitment is approximately 2-3 days per month. Occasional evening and weekend meetings may occur.
  • regulated by CPA NI: no
  • closing date: 04th July 2016

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