*Closes 31st May*

The Department for the Economy is seeking to recruit non-legal panel members to sit on Industrial Tribunals and Fair Employment Tribunal panels.

Industrial Tribunals decide legal disputes concerning a wide range of employment rights matters and The Fair Employment Tribunal similarly decides legal disputes about discrimination on grounds of religious belief or political opinion.

An appointment as member is for a renewable period of five years.

To ensure that appointments reflect the full range of employment across Northern Ireland, the Department would welcome applications from representatives of all types of industry and employment regardless of the size of enterprise in which an individual has worked.
We are operating the Guaranteed Interview Scheme for applicants with a disability.

Equality of Opportunity: The Department is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. The Department is also committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes application forms from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of religious belief, gender, race, political opinion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or whether or not they have dependants.

For more detailed information on the position and the selection criteria, please download the Candidate Information Booklet

In order to apply for this position, please go to HERE to submit an online application.

Alternatively, an application pack can be requested by contacting:

HRConnect PO Box 1089, Beacon House, 27 Clarendon Road Belfast BT1 9EX. Telephone: 0800 1 300 330. Email: recruitment@hrconnect.nigov.net

All requests must include your name, address and the appropriate reference number IRC301005 – Employer Panel Members.

The closing date for applications is 12 midday on Friday 24th May 2024. Late applications will not be accepted.

This material will also be made available, on request, in other formats such as braille, large print, audio, etc. All reasonable adjustments will be made to accommodate the needs of applicants with a disability.

Interviews are scheduled to take place during July/August 2024 in Belfast.