Board Members – Institute for Conflict Research

Institute for Conflict Research are looking to recruit a voluntary member to its Board of Trustees.  The role of the Board Members is to contribute to the effective governance of Institute for Conflict Research in promoting its aims/objectives.

The Institute for Conflict Research is an organisation which specialises in working on issues related to conflict, human rights, social transformation and social justice. It is an independent not for profit company limited by guarantee with charitable status and managed by a board of directors drawn from the community, voluntary and academic sectors.  ICR works with and for central and local government, statutory agencies and the community and voluntary sector across Northern Ireland. ICR also works internationally on a consultative basis or in partnerships to advocate and promote good practice in policy and delivery.    Continue reading

Trustee with financial experience wanted at Praxis Care

Praxis Care, Northern Ireland’s leading Mental Health and Learning Disability Charity, is seeking to appoint an Accountant to join its Board and Finance Committee

The post would suit someone who has demonstrable knowledge and / or experience of working with an organisation employing over 1,000 staff and working in 4 jurisdictions.

Praxis Care, registered as a charity in 1983, is a major provider of services for adults and children with a learning disability, mental ill health, acquired brain injury and for older people, including people with dementia. Praxis Care employs 1,400 staff operating across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England and the Isle of Man.

Experience in corporate governance would be an advantage.

The estimated time would be around six hours a month on a pro bono basis.

We are currently seeking to attract a new member to our Governing Board specifically to sit on the Finance Committee to:   Continue reading

Trustees wanted at the Family Fund

Join us as a Trustee and help to change the lives of disabled children.

Family Fund believes that all families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people should have the same opportunities as others. It can be a struggle financially, emotionally and physically for families raising a disabled or seriously ill child, and our grants and services help break down many of the barriers families face, improving their quality of life and easing the additional daily pressures.

The role

We are looking to appoint two exceptional individuals who will bring passion and commitment, as well as skills and experience, to our Board. Trustees play an active role in governing the charity and are responsible for setting vision, strategic priorities, and for ensuring that the charity complies with legal, charitable and financial requirements.

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Trustees wanted at The Irish FA Foundation

The Irish FA Foundation is a charitable foundation that was set up in 2016(NI registered charity number: 106229). It funds the charitable work of the Irish Football Association throughout Northern Ireland. The Irish FA Foundation is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee. The Foundation aims to fulfil the charitable aims of its parent organisation, the Irish Football Association.

The Irish FA Strategy states the desire to reach beyond the game and build a culture of lifelong participation in football. The Irish FA Foundation has four main aims

  • Develop amateur football, youth football, schools football and futsal.
  • Advance education by providing work experience and support to educational establishments and extra-curricular groups
  • To provide funds and football facilities in areas in areas of economic need with the object of improving circumstances
  • To improve the health and wellbeing of people in Northern Ireland through football

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Member for the Prison Service Pay Review Body (PSPRB) with Northern Ireland Expertise.

The Prison Service Pay Review Body is one of eight Pay Review Bodies that make recommendations to the Government on the pay of staff in key parts of the public sector. As with all review bodies, the PSPRB operates independent of Government, the Prison Service and trades unions.

We are now looking for a new member with Northern Ireland expertise. They must have a good understanding of the political context and community concerns in Northern Ireland.
The role of the PSPRB is to provide independent advice on the remuneration of governors and operational managers, prison officers and support grades in the Prison Services of England and Wales and, separately, Northern Ireland. Continue reading

Appointment of One (1) Non-Executive (Medical) Member and (1) Non-Executive Lay Member to the Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency (NIMDTA)

The Department of Health is seeking to appoint one (1) Non-Executive Medical Member and (1) Non-Executive Lay Member to the Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency (NIMDTA).

NIMDTA is responsible for funding, managing and supporting Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education Training within Northern Ireland. It provides a range of services for those engaged in the delivery of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education and Training.

  • Remuneration: £2,981 per annum
  • Period of appointment and commencement date: the term of appointment is four years commencing  on 01 April 2017.
  • Time commitment: 20 days per annum.
  • Regulated by CPA NI – Yes
  • Closing date: noon on Thursday 03 November 2016

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