Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal | Wellington

Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal

Posted on 26-Sep-2017
Application Close Date: 10-Nov-2017
Policy and Advisory
Position Type:
Fixed Term/Secondment
Job Reference:

Vacancies on the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal


The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal is established under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (HPCA Act). Its purpose is to adjudicate on charges of professional misconduct laid against health practitioners.


On behalf of the Minister of Health, we are currently seeking applications/nominations for the following positions:


Dental therapist member

Dentist member

Oral health therapist member

Anaesthetic technician member

Public health physician member

Layperson members


Please note that any applicants for health practitioner member positions must hold a current registration in New Zealand, and applicants for layperson positions must not be, or be qualified to be, a health practitioner.


Applicants from across New Zealand are welcome.


If you are in doubt, please contact to determine your eligibility.


To apply, please provide a:

  completed declaration form (attached) for the relevant position

  covering letter, detailing your experience that is relevant to the responsible authority to which you are applying for and why the position is of interest

  current CV.


To nominate someone, please:

  provide a covering letter, detailing your nomination - the nominee's experience that is relevant to the responsible authority and why the position is of interest

  a declaration form (attached), completed by the candidate for the relevant position

  the candidates current CV.


Nominations/applications must be made using the Ministry of Health online recruitment tool, and close Friday, 10 November 2017.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email us at


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