Health Practitioner Vacancy - Osteopathic Council | Wellington
|Category:||Policy and Advisory|
|Position Type:||Fixed Term/Secondment|
|Attachments:|| NEW Declaration Form.docx (Word, 46KB)
TOR Osteopathic Council.doc (Word, 47KB)
|Application Close Date:||01-Sep-2019|
On behalf of Hon Dr David Clark, Minister of Health, we are currently seeking applications/nominations for one health practitioner member positions on the Osteopathic Council.
The Council is an independent statutory body established under section 114(4) of the Act. In general, it is the function of the Council to provide a framework for the regulation of osteopaths in order to protect the public where there is a risk of harm from the practice of the profession.
The purpose of the Osteopathic Council is to protect consumers of Osteopathic services through the registration, education, continuing competence and discipline of Osteopaths.
The Council's functions are to:
- authorising the registration of health practitioners under this Act, and to maintain registers
considering applications for annual practising certificates
promoting the education and training in the profession
considering the cases of health practitioners who may be unable to perform the functions required for the practice of the profession.
Applicants from across New Zealand are welcome.
To nominate someone, or apply yourself, the following are required:
- a covering letter, detailing your/the nominee's experience that is relevant to the Osteopathic Council and why the position is of interest to you/them
a current CV
a declaration form for the relevant position, completed by the candidate for the relevant position (attached).
Please note that any applicants for a health practitioner member position must be registered in New Zealand and hold a practising certificate.
Nominations/applications must include all of the above documentation and be made before the closing date 1 Setpember 2019.