Health Practitioners and Lay Members - Dental Council | Wellington
|Category:||Policy and Advisory|
|Position Type:||Fixed Term/Secondment|
|Attachments:|| TOR Dental Council.doc (Word, 205KB)
Declaration Form.docx (Word, 46KB)
|Application Close Date:||02-Nov-2018|
The Dental Council is a responsible authority established under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (HPCA Act). Its purpose is to protect the health and safety of members of the public by providing mechanisms to ensure that health practitioners are fit and competent to practise. The Minister of Health appoints a variety of people to responsible authorities.
On behalf of Hon Dr David Clark, Minister of Health, we are currently seeking applications/nominations for six members, of which four are health practitioners and two are laypersons.
Health Practitioner applicants must be registered to practice in New Zealand. Ideally, you will be registered to practice as an oral health practitioner.
Layperson applicants cannot be, or qualified to be, registered as a health practitioner.
For all applicants, to achieve the functions of Council, members will have demonstrated ability and capability across a range of skills and attributes including:
well-developed appreciation of governance and statutory issues
sound understanding of the HPCA Act and the health sector
strong communication skills
strategic policy framework
law and ethics
strong understanding of information technology
Applicants from across New Zealand are also welcome.
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 Dental Council 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 2 November, 2018.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email the Government and Executive Advisory team at email@example.com.