Department for Communities

Chair And Members To The Board Of Ulster Supported Employment Ltd

Location
Belfast, Antrim , Mid-Ulster
Salary
Depending upon position
Posted
04 Apr 2018
Closes
27 Apr 2018
Ref
FPA-NMC2736056-01
Contract Type
Contract/Interim

Appointment Of A Chair And Members To The Board Of Ulster Supported Employment Ltd

Do you want to use your skills and experience to help a social enterprise that provides opportunities for those with a disability to enter the workplace? If so, the Department for Communities is inviting applications for the appointment of a Chair and 2 Members to the Board of Ulster Supported Employment Ltd (USEL). Its vision is to be the lead provider in helping people with disabilities gain employment.

Applications are welcome from across the community, voluntary, business or public sectors particularly from women, people with a disability, people from minority ethnic groups and young people. A Guaranteed Interview Scheme is in place for those applicants with a disability. You do not need to have previous experience of serving on a board to apply.

Appointment Details
* All appointments are for a term of up to 4 years from 1 August 2018.
* The time commitment for all Board Members is attendance at approximately 11 Board meetings per year, plus time for other activities / training.
* The Chair receives £270 for each Board meeting attended and Members receive £135 for each Board meeting attended, plus travel and subsistence for official business.
* Applicants for all positions will have to demonstrate a range of competences. Further detail on the selection criteria, the role and the time commitment are included in the application pack which you are encouraged to read fully.

How to Apply
An application pack can be obtained by contacting via the following:
Website: www.nidirect.gov.uk/public-appointment-vacancies
E-mail: publicappointments@communities-ni.gov.uk
Telephone: 028 90515269 Text Relay Service:18001 028 90515269
By writing to: Public Appointments Unit, Department for Communities, Level 8, Causeway Exchange, 1-7 Bedford Street, Belfast, BT2 7EG.

If you require an application pack in a different format please contact us.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 12:00 noon on 27 April 2018. CVs will not be accepted. Late applications will not be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on 11, 13 and 15 June 2018.

Equality Of Opportunity
The Department is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people irrespective of religious belief, gender, disability, ethnic origin, political opinion, age, marital status, sexual orientation or whether or not they have dependants.