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Director of Working Age Services (Grade 5) Director of Child Maintenance Service and Wraparound (Grade 5)

REF: IRC244381

DEPARTMENT: Department for Communities (DfC)

SALARY: £70,522 - £80,847 (under review)

LOCATION: Causeway Exchange & Great Northern Tower, Belfast

These are two dynamic and challenging senior leadership posts which make a real and visible difference to people’s lives. Both roles are involved in delivering services in Northern Ireland and on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions in Great Britain. The Working Age Services Director leads the delivery of a range of social security benefits and financial support to people, while the Child Maintenance Service and Wraparound Director is responsible for child maintenance services and helping people in Northern Ireland to access the benefits and support which is available to them. These roles offer the opportunity to lead the successful delivery of large scale operations to a diverse spectrum of customers, while managing an active programme of change.

Further appointments may be made from this competition should NICS positions become vacant which require the same eligibility criteria and have similar duties and responsibilities.

Completed application forms for all posts must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 27th September 2019.

For more detailed information, including the duties and responsibilities of the post and the criteria to be used during the recruitment and selection process, please click on the Candidate Information Booklet link below.

Alternatively, an application pack can be requested by contacting: HRConnect, PO Box 1089, The Metro Building, 6-9 Donegall Square South, Belfast, BT1 9EW. Telephone: 0800 1 300 330. Email:

All requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC244381.

As women are currently known to be under-represented in this grade in the NICS, and as young people (people under the age of 35), people with a disability and people from minority ethnic communities are currently under represented in NICS, we would particularly welcome applications from these groups.