Chairperson and Board Members wanted..

The Department of Justice is seeking to appoint a new Chairperson and three Board members to the Police Rehabilitation and Retraining Trust (PRRT). 

The PRRT is an Executive Non-Departmental Public Body of the Department of Justice which supports police officers planning to retire from service, or those who have already retired from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) or the Royal Ulster Constabulary GC (RUC GC).  The appointments will begin in April 2019, for a term of four years, for the Chairperson and one Board member and a term of three years for the other two Board members.  Both positions are required to perform a representative role on behalf of the PRRT at a variety of events.   


The Chairperson is required to provide effective strategic leadership and ensure that the Board carries out its essential functions in an efficient and effective manner.  The Chairperson will be required to commit to a minimum of two days per month to PRRT business.  The remuneration for the position is currently £10,000 per annum.

Board Members

Board members of PRRT are required to carry out the functions of the organisation and decide on the appropriate disbursement of funds and the funding of services commensurate with PRRT’s objectives.  Board Members will be required to commit to a minimum of one day per month to PRRT business.  The remuneration for the position is currently £5,000 per annum.

We particularly welcome applications from women, people under the age of 40, ethnic minorities and people with a disability who are currently under-represented on the PRRT Board.

Essential criteria

All applicants must meet the following essential criteria:  Building Effective Relationships; Performance Oversight and Financial Understanding; Communication and Negotiation Skills; and Strategic Thinking.  In addition, applicants for the Chairperson position must also meet a Leadership criterion.

Further information and application pack can be downloaded direct from:

By emailing:

By telephoning:   028 9052 0037 or 028 9052 8122

Or by writing to:   PRRT Competition 2019, Department of Justice, Policing Policy & Strategy Division, Room A4.15, Block A, Castle Buildings, Stormont Estate, Belfast, BT4 3SG.


It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 14, 15 and 19 March 2019.

Candidate information packs and application forms can be provided in alternative formats and applicants requiring assistance will be facilitated on request.

Equality of Opportunity

The Department of Justice is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process.  The Department is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all applicants. Applications are welcomed regardless of age, gender, disability, marital status, religion, ethnic origin, political opinion, sexual orientation or whether or not you have dependants.  In keeping with the NICS Policy on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, we would also welcome applications from those not currently serving on public bodies