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.


Department Department of Health
Vacancy Appointment of three Non-Executive Members to the Public Health Agency
Closing Date Thursday 16th November 2017
  More information on this appointment

Unregulated Vacancies

School Governor posts

Department Department of Education
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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.