Non Executive Chair and Directors wanted by NISCC

The Department of Health is recruiting a Non-Executive Chair and 7 Non-Executive Members (1 Lay; 3 Stakeholder; and 3 Registrant) to the NI Social Care Council (NISCC) with effect from October/November 2017.

NISCC is helping to raise standards in the social care workforce by registering social care workers; setting standards for their conduct and practice and supporting their professional development.

Essential Criteria for all applicants

Chair and Lay Member – There are no specific eligibility requirements for these posts.

Stakeholder Members – applications from people involved in service delivery/commissioning, trade unions, education/training, professional bodies, or allied professions.

Registrant members – people who are registered on Part 1 or Part 2 of the NISCC register.

All applicants must show on their application form, and if invited for interview, how they meet the following four essential criteria:

Strategic Thinking, Corporate Governance & Accountability; Stakeholder Engagement; and Self Awareness and Personal Contribution.

Applicants for the Non-Executive Chair post must meet the following additional criterion: Leadership.

Applicants can apply for one or more category of membership.


  • Non- Executive Chair       £17, 403 per annum – Time Commitment 2 days per week
  • Non-Executive Member    £6,367 per annum – Time Commitment 2 days per month

Further information and an application form are available at:-

Closing Date

The deadline for receipt of applications is 12:00 noon on Thursday 22 June 2017.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Information Packs and application forms can be provided in alternative formats and applicants who require assistance will be facilitated on request.  Applicants invited for interview will be eligible for reimbursement of reasonable travelling expenses.