Interested in an Appointment?

Here you will find details on some of the vacancies currently availbale on a range of Public Bodies, more information on all current vacancies can be found on the nidirect website. Whilst we publish the details below for information, all queries and applications must be made to the Department involved in the Public Appointment.

There are currently no regulated vacancies.

Unregulated vacancies

Vacancy Appointment of a Chair and Members to the Northern Ireland Tuberculosis Eradication Partnership Board
Department Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs
Closing Date 26th January 2018
  More information on this vacancy
Vacancy Health and Social Care Research Ethics Committee Members
Organisation Business Services Organisation
Closing Date Monday 22nd January 2018
  More information on this vacancy
Vacancy School Governor posts
Department Department of Education
  More information on school governor posts


The Central Appointments Unit (CAU) in the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister has a central policy responsibility for public appointments which centres around encouraging best practice across departments, and the publication of an annual report which lists and analyses public appointments made by departments. The Unit also produces on a regular basis a list of forthcoming vacancies which it issues to interested individuals/groups and advertises it in the local newspapers and on its website.

Check the website of the Central Appointments Unit, where you will find:

  • A Guide to Public Appointments in Northern Ireland, which gives general information on the appointments process
  • All Aboard – a twice yearly newsletter, giving information on upcoming public appointment vacancies

For more information, access the Central Appointments Unit website.