Appointment to the Mental Health Commission

The Minister for Health invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill one vacancy on the Mental Health Commission.

Essential Criteria

A person who must be representative of the interest of the general public

In addition to the specific professional/organisational requirements as set out in the Mental Health Act 2001, candidates must also demonstrate significant experience at an appropriately senior level of two or more of the following:

 • Corporate Governance
 • Financial management
 • Risk Management
 • Change management
 • Strategy development
 • Regulation
 • Mental Health services knowledge/experience


 • Previous experience of Board Membership
 • Evidence of an ability to work with others and build consensus with a broad range of stakeholders

Closing date for receipt of applications: 15:00 on Thursday 5th September 2019

19183807_MHC Final Information Booklet.pdf