Office Based.


  • Belfast, Stormont - BT4
  • £16.80ph


  • Belfast, Stormont - BT4
  • £16.80ph
  • Posted June 15, 2022

We are currently recruiting for Researchers to start asap with Northern Ireland Civil Service to start in the BT4 Stormont area.


Rate of pay: £16.80ph


Duration: ASAP until 31st March 2023


Hours of work37 hours per week. Monday to Friday. 9am to 5pm


Job duties:

  • Review Management:
  • ? Assist in the management of the Review through ongoing engagement with the Review Team, senior colleagues and other external and internal stakeholders.
  • ? Assist in the management of Review resources.
  • ? Support the development of Review plans and documentation.
  • ? Ongoing monitoring of progress against plans.
  • ? Establish and maintain Review Website and associated engagement and communications plans.



  • ? Undertake various research identified and required to facilitate the Review as it progresses, e.g.
  • o Undertake research on the structure and extent of Family Support Services throughout NI.
  • o Undertake research on funding and expenditure on children’s social care services in NI;
  • o Undertake research on workforce data and information in respect of professionals and practitioners engaged in the delivery of children’s social care services in NI.


Review Governance:

  • ? Assist in identifying risks / issues and ensuring maintenance of respective logs.
  • ? Assist in the development and maintenance of milestone plan.


Review Team Support:

  • ? Support the provision of appropriate guidance to the Review Team on Review delivery.
  • ? Provision of templates to PRINCE 2 standards.
  • ? Drafting highlight reports, ensuring progress against plans and key milestones is monitored.
  • ? Assisting in monitoring the delivery of the Review in line with agreed ToR.
  • ? Preparation of papers and minute taking at Review meetings.
  • ? Providing support to Review Team visits.
  • ? Support the Review Team in terms of research and evidence/information gathering.


Stakeholder Engagement:

  • ? Attending and supporting stakeholder engagement events as required.
  • ? Assisting with calls for evidence.



  • ? Approval of purchase orders.
  • ? Assist with monitoring of Review spend.
  • ? Draft business cases for Review spend as necessary.


Line Management:

  • ? No direct Line Management responsibilities (although this may be required if it is necessary to recruit additional secretariat staff at lower grades).



  • ? Draft briefing for Minister of Health, senior officials and the Health Committee as required.
  • ? Draft responses to AQWs, AQOs, INV and CORR cases.

If interested, please apply an updated CV via the link below.

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