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DWP vacancies

09 April 2021

DWP looking for Board Members - your skills and experience are required 


National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) Corporation

DWP are recruiting a new Chair for NEST.

The National Employment Savings Trust (Nest) is a workplace pension scheme designed around the needs of employers and workers to support automatic enrolment. Nest offers a high quality, easy to use way to save for retirement and is now the largest defined contribution pension scheme in terms of members. Nest currently has 9.5 million individuals saving with it and it is currently looking after £14.5 billion on behalf of those members.

Nest Corporation is the Trustee of the scheme and a Public Corporation based in London. Though Nest Corporation is independent from government, it is accountable to Parliament through the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).



Board meetings are usually held in London. They have recently been held remotely due to Covid 19 restrictions. Depending on circumstance Nest may adopt hybrid models with some attendees being present in person and others joining remotely.


£91.000, working 2.5 days a week.

Vacancy closes at 17:00pm on 30/04/17.

For more information and to apply to this role please click the following link: https://publicappointments.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/appointment/the-national-employment-savings-trust-nest-chair


The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) - Non-Executive Directors 

DWP are looking to recruit four Non-Executive Directors for HSE.  The Posts are for a General Representative, Employer Representative, Employee Representative and a Building Safety Representative

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is a Crown Executive Non-Departmental Public Body sponsored by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

HSE is the national independent regulator for health and safety for those at work and those affected by work activities.  Its wide range of activities includes overseeing major hazard safety regimes (including offshore oil and gas and onshore chemical processing), workplace inspections, accident investigations, policy development and publishing guidance and research.

The HSE Board oversees all these activities and is responsible for delivering Government policy and advising Government on health and safety issues.

HSE is a well-respected, world-class regulator but needs to tackle the future by developing innovative, modern strategic approaches to influence further improvements. HSE continues to drive efficiencies in all that it does and is also seeking to grow its commercial income.    



Currently, to meet Covid-19 social distancing guidance, Board Meetings are being held virtually via Microsoft Teams.


£15,100 per annum for a 30 days commitment

Vacancy closes at 17:00 on 30/04/21

For more information and to apply to this role please click the following linkhttps://publicappointments.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/appointment/health-and-safety-executive-hse-non-executive-directors