Board Members wanted at Verbal

Great opportunity to play your part in helping others tell their story?

We invite applications from those individuals who have a background in the private, public or community/voluntary sectors and that have skills and experience in one or more of the following areas: Financial; Strategic vision; Human Resources; Networking; PR/Marketing; Digital Technology; Health & Safety; Risk; Knowledge of Core business; Legal; Commercial. (This position is not remunerated)

Verbal’s vision is a world where Every Story Matters.

The organisation believes that storytelling is a transformational, leadership art, open to all, through which we translate values into action: engaging heart, head, and hands.
Storytelling is accessible & participation based created from the experience of challenge, choice and outcome which we all have encountered

Everything Verbal does aims to give everyone regardless of ability, background or circumstances the opportunity and the means to; tell their story & listen to the stories of others. Continue reading

Board Members wanted – Clanmil Housing

CLOSING DATE FRIDAY 02ND NOVEMBER 2018

Clanmil Housing is seeking new members for its Group Board and also for its Group Audit and Risk Committee.

We are looking for people who can demonstrate they share our passion, our values and sense of purpose; committed to the highest standards of governance; and who can add value by their ability to be strategic and contribute effectively at Board level.    This will require an ability to think creatively whilst at the same time understanding risk and compliance within a regulated environment.      Continue reading

Non Executive Directors – Disclosure and Barring Service

CLOSING DATE 04TH NOVEMBER

The Disclosure and Barring Service is seeking two non-executive board members.

Remuneration

This is £12,000 a year, based on 20 days’ attendance.

Period of appointment

This will be a three-year appointment with the possibility of re-appointment.

Time commitment

Twenty days a year (possibly up to 30 days).

Closing date

The closing date to apply is midnight on Sunday 4 November 2018.

For more information on the positions, including how to apply, go to:

Non Executive Directors – The Utility Regulator

CLOSING DATE 16TH NOVEMBER 2018

The Utility Regulator is the non-ministerial government department responsible for regulating the electricity and gas industries and water and sewerage services in Northern Ireland, to protect the short- and long-term interests of consumers.

The Department of Finance is seeking to appoint new members to the Board of the Utility Regulator to replace outgoing members  over the next 12 months. The terms of appointment will be for a single, non-renewable term of seven years. The expected time commitment amounts to approximately twenty days per year. The posts carry an annual remuneration of £9,712 and travel and  subsistence expenses will be paid at Northern Ireland Civil Service rates.   Continue reading

Chairperson – Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

The Health and Care Professions Council

Protecting the public

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is a regulator of health and care professionals and our aim is to protect the public. To do this, we keep a register of health, psychological and social work professionals who meet our standards for their training, professional skills, behaviour and health.   Continue reading

Chairperson – Agri Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI)

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) is seeking to appoint a Chair to the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI).  AFBI is a DAERA Executive Non-Departmental Public Body (NDBP) set up under the powers of the Agriculture (NI) Order 2004.  It is empowered under the Order to undertake scientific work (research and development, testing, advice and information on scientific matters and dissemination of the results of scientific research) in the fields of agriculture, animal health and welfare, food, fisheries, forestry, the natural environment and rural development and enterprise.  Further information about the organisation, can be obtained from the AFBI website at www.afbini.gov.uk.

Time Commitment and Remuneration: Chair role requires approximately 40 days per annum. This position is remunerated at £26,510 per annum (currently under review). Reasonable travel and subsistence expenses will also be reimbursed along with reasonable costs relating to care of dependents, including childcare.  Continue reading

England Committee Chair and Members (x2) – Big Lottery Fund

CLOSES MONDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2018 AT 11.00PM

Every year the Big Lottery Fund gives out millions of pounds from the UK’s National Lottery to good causes, with money going to community groups and health, education and environment projects.

Applications for the role of England Committee Chair are sought from candidates with a deep understanding of the community and charity sector within England; an awareness of the policy and regulatory framework within which the Fund operates; and have an understanding of portfolio management, funding, and senior-level oversight.  Continue reading

Non Executive Directors – Social Work England

CLOSES 12:00 MIDDAY 12TH OCTOBER 2018

High quality social work can transform lives. Social workers play an absolutely critical role in delivering a range of vital services to vulnerable children, families and adults.  Social Work England will be a new specialist regulator for all social workers that has an absolute focus on protecting the health and wellbeing of those individuals who need social work support.   Continue reading

Non Executive Member wanted…

Non-Executive Member of Audit and Risk Panel

Belfast City Council is seeking to appoint a Non-executive Member to its Audit and Risk Panel. You will play a pivotal role in assisting the council’s Audit and Risk Panel in continually improving the governance arrangements of the council.

The appointment will be initially for a 12 month period but with the possibility of extension for a further two years.

Remuneration of £500 per meeting plus reasonable travel expenses

Closing date: Friday, 12 October 2018 at 4pm

www.belfastcity.gov.uk/jobs

 

Voluntary Board Members wanted…

Family Routes is a dynamic and growing NI charity. Our core services include:

  • Adoption Routes – Adoption assessment and post-adoption support for families and adults
  • Fertility Counselling Service NI – Leading provider of specialist fertility counselling
  • Next Step – A support and counselling service for birth families
  • TESSA – Therapeutic and education support for adopted children and their adoptive parents

Whether it is counselling a couple in the midst of fertility treatment; providing therapeutic support to a child who has been adopted following traumatic early life experiences; counselling a birth mother whose children have been placed for adoption; supporting adoptive parents who are struggling to parent a traumatised child; or counselling an adopted adult as they search for their birth family – we are there to support, encourage and walk with those we work with. We have developed expertise in these complex areas over 30 years of supporting people and we know we make a real difference in people’s lives. We are ambitious as an organisation and want to grow our services so that we can support more people.   Continue reading