Recruitment for Registration and Fitness to Practise Chairs and Committee Members

NISCC is recruiting for three Lay Chairs and six Social Care Members (five social workers and one social care worker) to join our registration and Fitness to Practise Committees.

For all of these roles, you will need to be able to understand, evaluate and form judgements about complex information to make fair decisions. You must be able to work well in a team and communicate your views clearly and concisely. NISCC will provide you with training in the Rules and processes you must apply in each of these Committees. Appointments will be dependent on you successfully completing the training.

To be eligible for appointment as a Social Work or Social Care Member, you must be registered, or eligible to be registered, with NISCC.

To apply as a Lay Chair, you will also need to have at least three years’ experience of chairing fitness to practise proceedings for a professional regulator. Download information packs and application forms from the links below.

Social Care Member Recruitment
Information Pack (Social Care Member)
Guidance Notes (Social Care Member)
Application Form (Social Care Member)

Lay Chair Recruitment
Information Pack (Lay Chair)
Guidance Notes (Lay Chair)
Application Form (Lay Chair)

Key Information
Closing date for applications: 4pm on Tuesday 17 January 2017
Proposed interview dates: 8 February 2017
Induction for new members: 5 & 6 April 2017)

For further information, email: niscc.committee@hscni.net to call Caroline Cumberland, Committee Manager (028 9536 2931).

We welcome applications from all Section 75 Groups regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, people with dependants, political opinion, religion or sexual orientation. It is important that recruited members are independent of the Council, therefore any persons related to members or staff of the Council should not apply.