Consultant contract for Northern Ireland

There are two distinct employment contracts in Northern Ireland, the pre-2004 consultant contract and the 2004 consultant contract.

Location: Northern Ireland
Audience: Consultants
Updated: Monday 7 September 2020
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A small number of consultants appointed before 31 March 2004 are on the pre-2004 contract but it is not on offer to new appointments.

The majority of consultants and all new appointments are employed under the 2004 contract. The latest update of the terms and conditions of service was in March 2013.


Terms and conditions of service

Model contract

Use the model contract for consultants in Northern Ireland.