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

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

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

Lay and Registrant Council Members wanted

The Department of Health is seeking to appoint five Council Members, 3 Registrants and 2 Lay Members, including a Vice-President, to the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland.

This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in Northern Ireland.

The Department is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. It is committed to providing equality of opportunity and welcomes applications regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, religion, ethnic origin, political opinion, sexual orientation or whether or not you have dependants.    Continue reading

Chair and Non Executive Finance Member wanted

The Department of Health is seeking to appoint a Non-Executive Chair and a Non-Executive Finance Member to the Northern Ireland Guardian Ad Litem Special Health & Social Care Agency (NIGALA).

The appointments will take effect from September 2018. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise, and to make a positive difference to the lives of people in Northern Ireland. The positions provide an important leadership and accountability role, and whilst challenging, they provide the opportunity to shape and drive the delivery of essential services for citizens across NI.  Continue reading

Non-Executive Chair wanted for the South Eastern HSC Trust

The SEHSCT is one of five HSC Trusts established in 2007 responsible for the delivery of responsive and effective health and care services and for the ownership and management of hospitals and other establishments and facilities.  Each HSC Trust in Northern Ireland is managed directly by a Board of Directors which has corporate responsibility for its operation.  The Board of the SEHSCT is made up of five Executive Directors and seven Non-Executive Directors and a Non-Executive Chair.  Executive Directors and Non-Executive Directors are full and equal members of the Board.  Continue reading

Non Executive Chair, sought for NI Blood Transfusion Service (NIBTS)

The Department of Health is recruiting for a Non-Executive Chair NI Blood Transfusion Service (NIBTS)

The NIBTS exists to fully supply the needs of all hospitals and clinical units in the province with safe and effective blood and blood products and other related services. It is an independent, Special Agency of the DoH. It is responsible for the collection, testing and distribution of over 64,000 blood donations each year. The NIBTS is managed directly by a board of members, which has corporate responsibility for its operation.  The Board of NIBTS is made up of one Executive and four Non-Executive Members and a Non-Executive Chair.   Continue reading

Non-Executive Chair & Non-Executive Members wanted

The Department of Health is seeking to appoint a Non-Executive Chair and Non-Executive Members (1 with financial experience) to the Patient and Client Council (PCC). Initial appointments will be for a maximum period of 4 years from June 2018.

This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in Northern Ireland.

The Department is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. It is committed to providing equality of opportunity and welcomes applications regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, religion, ethnic origin, political opinion, sexual orientation or whether or not you have dependants.

We particularly welcome applications from women, young people, people with disabilities and people from the local ethnic minority communities as these are currently under-represented in Non-Executive roles.

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Non-Executive Directors wanted by the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

The Department of Health is recruiting the following:

  • 2 x Non-Executive Lay Members;
  • 1 x Non-Executive District Councillor Member; and
  • 1 x Non-Executive Trade Union Member

The appointments will take effect from early 2018. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in Northern Ireland.   Continue reading