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
Alpha Housing is helping pioneer the next generation of housing for older people in NI. Can you join us in this mission as a voluntary board member?
Alpha is a housing association and social enterprise with nearly 1,000 homes across Northern Ireland, mainly for older people. We employ 70 people and have a turnover of £5.5million. Our offices are at Duncrue in the Belfast Harbour estate. Continue reading
The purpose of the posts will be to work within the Board structure to help ensure that Athletics NI is managed and controlled appropriately; to ensure it is accountable to its legitimate interest groups and stake holders and to ensure that it maintains the highest level of governance and accountability.
A full role description, person specification and application form is available from athleticsni.org/About/Job-Opportunities , by phoning the Athletics NI office on 02890 602707 or by emailing email@example.com Continue reading
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.
Would you like to make a difference?
Stepping Stones NI is a not for profit charitable organisation providing a range of services and social enterprises that support people with a learning disability and learning difficulties realise their potential for a better future.
Voluntary Board Members
We are seeking to recruit Board Members who would identify with and champion our Purpose, Vision and Values and who have skills, knowledge and experience that would benefit the organisation particularly in the following areas: Continue reading