The Executive Office today launched a competition to appoint a Commissioner for Children and Young People for Northern Ireland.
This is a vital role in safeguarding and promoting the rights and best interests of our children and young people.
There are no specific qualifications required to apply for this position.
However, we are looking for an individual who can use their skills and experience to fulfil this role to maximum impact.
Information about the post and how to apply is available under reference IRC284540 at www.nicsrecruitment.gov.uk
Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12 noon on 6 January 2023.
Notes to editors:
- Applications are particularly welcome from those in age group 18–39, women, and those who have a disability, as these groups have traditionally been under-represented.
- This post is a full-time appointment for a period of four years, with the possibility of one renewal for a further period of four years, subject to satisfactory performance.
- The remuneration for the Commissioner will be on the NICS SCS Grade 5 scale of £74,912 - £84,122 per annum, within which pay progression will be dependent on satisfactory performance. The post is pensionable. Reasonable travel and subsistence expenses incurred will be paid at Northern Ireland Civil Service rates.
- For more detailed information and how to apply, please go to www.nicsrecruitment.org.uk
- An application pack can be requested by contacting: HRConnect PO Box 1089, Beacon House, 27 Clarendon Road Belfast BT1 9EX. Telephone: 0800 1 300 330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org All requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC284540.
- The material will also be made available, on request, in alternative formats such as Braille, large print, audio etc. All reasonable adjustments will be made to accommodate the needs of applicants/candidates with a disability and the principles of the Guaranteed Interview Scheme will be applied for such applicants.
- Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12 noon (UK time) on 6 January 2023.
- It is anticipated that assessment will be held in Belfast on 16&17 February 2023.
- TEO is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. TEO 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 dependents.
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