Independent Assessor of PSNI Recruitment Vetting

15 January 2021 - 9.00 am

The Department of Justice (DoJ) is seeking to appoint an Independent Assessor of Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) Recruitment Vetting.

The Independent Assessor is a public appointment made by the Minister of Justice in accordance with legislation [SR 2001 No. 140].  The Regulations which govern this appointment require that the Independent Assessor shall have held judicial office within any part of the United Kingdom.  Candidates must also meet the following essential criteria: Making Effective Decisions, Effective Communication, Managing a Quality Service and Contextual Awareness.  The appointment will commence on 1 May 2021 and will be for a 4-year term.

For more information please click here: Independent Assessor of PSNI Recruitment Vetting Advert (Word 91 KB)

A candidate information pack and application form can be obtained as follows:-

Website: Download directly from the Public Appointments page on the DoJ website:

Email to:

Telephone: 028 90528696

By writing to:  Independent Assessor Appointment 2020, Department of Justice, Room A4.16, Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast, BT4 3SG

The deadline for receipt of applications is 12 Noon on 5 February 2021.  Late applications will not be accepted.