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With great employee benefits and challenging roles to apply for, it’s your chance to make a contribution to the work of the Assembly.

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Please be aware that the application form portal will be unavailable from 18:00 until 23:00 on Monday 3 July 2023 due to maintenance of the system.

If you are unable to access your form during this time please try again later.

UK Careers Fair 2023

The Northern Ireland Assembly will be exhibiting at the UK Careers Fair on Wednesday 11 October 2023 (10am – 2pm) at the Assembly Buildings Conference Centre, Fisherwick Place in Belfast city centre.

If you’re looking for a new career, come and find out more about us.

Recruitment Opportunities""

We are committed to providing equality of opportunity in employment and welcome applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of religious belief, political opinion, race, age, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or people with dependants or without. 

The Northern Ireland Assembly offers permanent and temporary opportunities for employment. Full details on the latest opportunities that are open for application are available below.

Permanent Opportunities

There are currently no permanent opportunities open for application. Sign up for recruitment alerts to learn about future competitions.

Please find permanent opportunities that are currently open for application below.

You can also sign up for recruitment alerts to learn about future competitions.

Assembly grade: 8
Salary range: £26,691, – £28,357 (plus 12.5% Shift Disturbance Allowance)

Application deadline: The application period expires at 12 noon (UK time) on Friday 8 March 2024.

Learn more about the Assembly Usher position and APPLY NOW >>

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Assembly grade: 4
Salary range: £65,051 – £67,024
Application deadline: The application period expires at 12 noon (UK time) on Monday 26 February 2024.

Learn more about this Editor of Debates position and APPLY NOW >>

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Assembly grade: 5
Salary range: £50,684 – £52,213
Application deadline: The application period expires at 12 noon (UK time) on Monday 26 February 2024.

Learn more about these Research Officer positions and APPLY NOW >>

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Temporary Opportunities

There are currently no temporary roles available. Please check back soon for new opportunities.

The Northern Ireland Assembly Commission works in partnership with recruitment agencies to fill roles on a temporary basis. Our roles are categorised in two Lots, with specific agencies dealing with each Lot.

If you are interested in a role or would like further information, please contact the relevant recruitment agency.

The current temporary roles available are as follows:

Senior Research Officer

Assembly grade: 4
Salary: £65,051-£67,024
Lot: 2
Application Deadline: 4pm Friday 16 February 2024

Contact the relevant recruitment agency about this role >>

Clerical Officer (Finance)

Assembly grade: 8
Salary: £26,691-£28,357
Lot: 2
Application Deadline: 4pm Friday 16 February 2024

Contact the relevant recruitment agency about this role >>

Assistant Assembly Clerk

Assembly grade: 6
Salary: £41,020
Lot: 2
Application Deadline: 4pm Thursday 15 February 2024

Contact the relevant recruitment agency about this role >>

Clerical Officer (Clerking)

Assembly grade: 8
Salary: £26,691
Lot: 1
Application Deadline: noon Tuesday 13 February 2024

Contact the relevant recruitment agency about this role >>

Senior Research Officer

Assembly grade: 4
Salary: £65,051-£67,024
Lot: 2
Application Deadline: 4pm Friday 16 February 2024

Contact the relevant recruitment agency about this role >>

There are currently no temporary roles available.

Please check back soon for new opportunities.

Recent Opportunities

If you have applied for an opportunity recently and the application period has now expired, you can still access the documentation associated with the post from the links below.

Please note that when the recruitment process has been completed, this documentation will be removed.

Human Resources Services Team Manager
Bainisteoir na Foirne um Sheirbhísí Acmhainní Daonna

Application period expired on 29 January 2024.

View the documentation associated with the Human Resources Services Team Manager opportunity >>

Human Resources Supervisor
Maoirseoir Acmhainní Daonna

Application period expired on 29 January 2024.

View the documentation associated with the Human Resources Supervisor opportunity >>

All information related to previous competitions has now been removed.

My Applications""

If you are currently applying for one of our opportunities and would like to return to your application form or, if you have already applied for one of our opportunities and would like to view your completed application, you can do so by logging in to the application portal with the username and password that you provided when you created your account. If you have any issues logging in to the portal or with your application form, please contact us by emailing [email protected].

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Northern Ireland Assembly

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Stormont

Belfast

BT4 3XX

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