Human Rights Advisor

Employer Northern Ireland Policing Board
Deadline 13. May 2019
Type Part time
Location United Kingdom
Level Mid-career (3-7 years experience required)


Northern Ireland Policing Board

Human Rights Advisor

Rate: £720 per diem
Location: Waterside Tower, Clarendon Dock, Belfast BT1 3BG
Contract Type: 3 years with the possible option of an extension for up to a further 2 years.
Working hours: The contract rate for this position is £720 per day up to a maximum of 100 days per annum.

Job description: The Northern Ireland Policing Board is seeking applications for a Human Rights Advisor who will assist the Board in monitoring the compliance of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) with the Human Rights Act 1998. The Board has a statutory duty to monitor the performance of the PSNI in line with human rights legislation.
Having a rights based approach to policing is an important element of securing and building public confidence in the PSNI. It protects the rights of the public and police officers alike and provides a decision-making framework for officers to work within.
The position of Human Rights Advisor to the Board is an independent role and is offered on a contract for services basis.
This is a highly challenging role and the Board is looking for someone with the skills and experience to help meet its legislative duties in this area.
Information regarding the role and how to request an application form for this contract can be found at:
The Board is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified contractors irrespective of religious belief, gender, disability, age, race, political opinion, marital status, sexual orientation or whether or not they have dependents.
Closing Date/Time: 12 noon on Monday 13 May 2019.

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