Department of Justice - Northern Ireland Government

07/10/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/10/2024 07:33

Board Members sought for the Northern Ireland Police Fund

The Department of Justice is seeking to recruit three Board Members for the Northern Ireland Police Fund (NIPF).

The NIPF provides care and financial assistance to police officers and ex-officers injured or disabled as a direct result of terrorism, and to the families of police officers injured or killed through terrorism.

Three Board Members are expected to be appointed on 1 November 2024 for a term of up to four years.

The time commitment required for Board members is one day per month, including attendance at a minimum of six Board meetings and five committee meetings per year. Board Members are not remunerated (this is currently under review).

Applications close at 12:00 midday on Friday 2 August 2024.

Notes to editors:

1. Candidate information packs and applications forms are available at the publication section of this website or alternatively via

Telephone: 028 9052 6178 or 028 9052 8375

Or by writing to:
NIPF Competition 2024,Department of Justice
Justice Sponsorship Branch
Block 3, Knockview Buildings
Stormont Estate
Belfast, BT4 3SG

3. The Department of Justice is committed to the principles of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. The Department is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all applicants. Applications are welcomed regardless of age, gender, disability, marital status, religion, ethnic origin, political opinion, sexual orientation or whether or not you have dependents. In keeping with the NICS Policy on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, we would also welcome applications from those not currently serving on public bodies.

4. Applications are particularly welcome from people from minority ethnic, women, those under the age of 40, and people with a disability, who are currently under-represented on the NIPF Board.

5. For all media enquiries, please contact the [email protected] Out of office hours, please contact the Duty Press Officer via pager number 028 9037 8110.

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