Interested in an Appointment?

Here you will find details on some of the vacancies currently available 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.

Regulated Vacancies

Vacancy FE College Governing Body Members - Various Colleges
Department Department for the Economy
Closing Date 12.00pm NOON Thursday 19 August 2021
  More information on this vacancy
Vacancy Non-Executive Chair to the NI Practice and Education Council for Nursing and Midwifery
Department Department of Health
Closing Date Noon Friday 6 August 2021
  More information on this vacancy

Unregulated vacancies

Vacancy The Health and Care Provisions Council - 3 Members - 2 Registrant Council Members and 1 Lay Council Member
Department  Department of Health
Closing Date 9.00am Monday 2 August 2021
  More details relating to these vacancies can be found


School Governor posts
Department Department of Education
  More information on school governor posts

The Public Appointments Unit (PAU) in The Executive Office 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 PAU 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 Public 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 Public Appointments Unit website.