Prisoner Ombudsman wanted by Department of Justice

The Department of Justice is seeking to appoint a Prisoner Ombudsman.

The Ombudsman is responsible for investigating complaints from prisoners, visitors to prisoners, and deaths in Prison Service custody in Northern Ireland. The position plays a key investigative role in the criminal justice system and is vital in helping to ensure widespread confidence in the prison system.

  • Remuneration:   £61,478 per annum.
  • Period of appointment and commencement date:  The appointment will be for three years beginning 1 May 2017
  • Time commitment: Four days per week.
  • Regulated by CPA NI: No
  • Closing date: the closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 3rd February 2017.

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