Groundwork Northern Ireland
Changing places, changing lives: one green step at a time
Big global issues – the economy, the environment – have a big local impact. We work across Northern Ireland helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face.
We provide training and create jobs, re-connect people with nature and transform community spaces. Step by step we’ll go on changing places and changing lives until every community is strong enough to shape its own destiny and everyone can reach their potential. Continue reading
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
Do you want to make an IMPACT on the Public Sector in Northern Ireland?
Chairperson – Northern Ireland Audit Office Advisory Board
At the Northern Ireland Audit Office, we do work that really counts. By cultivating curiosity and championing professionalism, we enable our people to make a difference. As an independent body, we work in partnership with the public sector in Northern Ireland, to ensure that £20 billion of taxpayers’ money is spent properly. Continue reading
Do you want to play a role in tackling the evil of modern slavery and supporting victims regain control of their lives?
If so, you can do this by becoming a Chair of one of the Government’s independent multi-agency assurance panels, which form a key part of the Government’s programme of work to improve the way we identify and support victims of modern slavery. The panels will review decisions on victims’ status to ensure fairness and consistency in the decision-making process. Continue reading
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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
The Boardroom Apprentice 2018 is now open for applications
The Boardroom Apprentice is 12-month board training and placement programme to encourage new people to come forward to give their time and share their skills with our third and public-sector boards. It is built on three core pillars:
- Provision of a 12-month Board Apprentice placement to gain experience
- The transfer of knowledge and learning to the Boardroom Apprentice through the delivery of a suite of training
- Support for the Boardroom Apprentice through an assigned board buddy