Occupational Therapy Board | Wellington
|Category:||Policy and Advisory|
|Position Type:||Fixed Term/Secondment|
|Attachments:|| Declaration Form.docx (Word, 46KB)
TOR Occupational Therapy Board.doc (Word, 68KB)
|Application Close Date:||26-Oct-2018|
Vacancies on the Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand
The Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand is a responsible authority established under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (HPCA Act). The purpose of the Board is to protect the consumers of occupational therapy services through the education, registration and discipline of occupational therapists. This includes monitoring occupational therapy services, education, and degrees, authorising and registering occupational therapists, and implementing and upholding the ethical, cultural, and clinical standards and conduct to be observed by occupational therapists.
The Minister of Health appoints people to responsible authorities. On behalf of Hon Dr David Clark, Minister of Health, we are currently seeking applications/nominations for four members, of which three are health practitioners and one is a layperson.
Health Practitioner applicants must be registered to practice in New Zealand. Ideally, you will be registered, or qualified to practice as an occupational therapist, with a current practising certificate.
Layperson applicants cannot be, or qualified to be, registered as a health practitioners.
For all applicants, it would also be beneficial if you have experience in finance, health sector or board/committee governance experience.
Applicants from across New Zealand are also welcome.
Members of the Board, and of any committees appointed by the Board, are paid fees for attendance at meetings. Currently, members are paid an honorarium of $837 (less tax) per month. Members may also be paid for preparation time, and any reasonable and actual travel and accommodation expenses.
To nominate someone, or apply yourself, the following are required:
a declaration form for the relevant position, completed by you/the nominee (attached)
a covering letter, detailing your/the nominee's experience that is relevant to the Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand and why the position is of interest to you/them
- a current CV.
Nominations/applications must be made using the Ministry's online Career centre and close 26 October 2018.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email the Government and Executive Advisory team at email@example.com.