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 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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Lay Member sought for Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

The Council is seeking to appoint one lay member. You will have experience of strategic planning and collective decision making, the ability to develop strong relationships and be able to uphold the principles of transparency and accountability in all of the HCPC’s activities.

The HCPC is committed to equality of opportunity and actively guards against unfair discrimination on any grounds (including sexual orientation, religion or beliefs, race, sex, age or disability).  We are a UK-wide regulator and encourage applicants from all countries of the UK.   Continue reading

Non Executive Chair and Director wanted by the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service

The Department of Health is recruiting a Non-Executive Chair and a Non-Executive Director to the NI Ambulance Service (NIAS).
This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in your community. We value and promote diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity for all and appointments made on merit. We believe that the best Boards are those that reflect the communities they serve. We particularly welcome applications from women, people under 30 years of age, people with disabilities and people from the local ethnic minority communities as these are under-represented in Chair and Non-Executive roles.

Applications are welcomed from all backgrounds regardless of religious belief, gender, disability, ethnic origin, political opinion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or whether or not you have dependents.   Continue reading

Non Executive Chair & Members (2) sought for the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland

The Department of Health is seeking to appoint a Non-Executive Chair and two Non-Executive Lay Members to the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland.  

The Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland (SBNI) has responsibility for improving interagency co-operation on the safeguarding of children. It monitors how its member agencies are co-operating together and how they are performing against the statutory duty to make arrangements to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

Essential Criteria

  • The Non-Executive Members require no specific formal qualifications however all applicants must meet the following four essential criteria:
  • Business Sense; Corporate Governance; Stakeholder Engagement; Self Awareness and Personal Contribution.

Additional criteria for Chair Post

  • Applicants for the Non-Executive Chair post must meet the following additional criterion: Leadership.

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Recruitment for Registration and Fitness to Practise Chairs and Committee Members

NISCC is recruiting for three Lay Chairs and six Social Care Members (five social workers and one social care worker) to join our registration and Fitness to Practise Committees.

For all of these roles, you will need to be able to understand, evaluate and form judgements about complex information to make fair decisions. You must be able to work well in a team and communicate your views clearly and concisely. NISCC will provide you with training in the Rules and processes you must apply in each of these Committees. Appointments will be dependent on you successfully completing the training.

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Nexus NI are looking Board Members

Change Lives One Meeting at a Time!

Nexus NI is a voluntary organisation with impact, committed to supporting those who have been affected by sexual violence, promoting sexual health and education and supporting professionals through training.  We have more than 30 years’ experience in our field and our services are delivered across Northern Ireland.

We have a voluntary Board of Directors who have two main roles; Supporting and scrutinising the CEO on the basis of the Good Corporate Governance and assisting in the formulating of strategy to achieve Nexus NI’s objectives.

We are looking for people who have expertise / experience in:

  • Counselling / Psychotherapy
  • PR / Marketing Communications
  • Accountancy/ Finance
  • Property/Estate Management
  • Digital Media

Individuals are asked to commit the time necessary to responsibly fulfill their commitment to Nexus NI. The board meetings occur bi-monthly, with some committee meetings across the year.

As a board member of Nexus NI you have the opportunity to do the following:

  • Help to steer the strategic direction of a charity with over 30 years’ experience within its field
  • Avail of personal and professional development opportunities during your tenure
  • Develop within the board into office bearer roles
  • Have an impact in the lives of those who have been affected by sexual violence
  • Opportunity to develop further professional networks

This is a voluntary position and the initial appointment would be for a period of 3 years.    If you would be interested in learning more about these opportunities please view our website at www.nexusni.org or contact our Chief Executive Cara on cara.cash@nexusni.org

Closing date for applications Monday 23rd January 2017 at 12noon. 

Board Members wanted at Clanmill Housing

Clanmil Housing Group is seeking new members for its Group Board and Group Audit and Risk Committee. Based in Belfast, the Group currently includes Clanmil Housing Association, Clanmil Developments Limited, Clanmil Properties Limited, Hearth Housing Association (specialising in bringing historic buildings back into use as social housing) and Clanmil Ireland Housing Association Limited based in Dublin (a related company).

We are looking for people who are committed and have the ability to understand and analyse complex information, and provide effective challenge. They should have a commitment to good governance and be prepared to manage risk effectively in an increasingly challenging and exciting environment. They will play an important part in developing key relationships with our stakeholders and our tenants, and need to be willing to develop and learn.

A commitment to attend eight Board meetings, and/or four Group Audit and Risk Committee meetings per year, and to keep abreast of political, economic and social developments, will be important.  Continue reading