Vacancies on the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal | Wellington/Auckland/Christchurch/Dunedin
|Category:||Policy and Advisory|
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Contract|
|Attachments:|| Declaration Form - blank.docx (Word, 64KB)
Declaration Form - blank.docx (Word, 64KB)
|Application Close Date:||31-Jan-2022|
Vacancies on Te Rōpū Whakatika Kaimahi Hauora | the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal
On behalf of Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall, Associate Minister of Health, Te Manatū Hauora | The Ministry of Health is seeking candidates who wish to be considered for appointment to the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal (the Tribunal). The 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.
Kōrero mōu | About you
Te Manatū Hauora is currently seeking applications/nominations for the following positions.
- Layperson member
- Public Health Physician
- Dental Technician
- Dental Therapist
- Medical Laboratory Scientist
- Medical Practitioners
- Occupational Therapist
- Optometrist/Dispensing Optician
Successful health professional applicants will be:
- working in clinical practice and have at least five years of clinical experience
- using their superior critical appraisal skills in their practice
- knowledgeable in medicines use.
To be a successful layperson applicant, you will be:
- not qualified or ever have been qualified or registered as a health practitioner
- representative of community and consumer interests
- aware of relevant legislation
Please note that any applicants for a health practitioner member position must hold a current practising certificate. If you are in doubt, please contact email@example.com to determine your eligibility.
The Government recognises that diversity enables our Boards and Committees to be high-performing, and is committed to delivering greater diversity to statutory boards and ensuring they represent the diversity in New Zealand's population, including gender, ethnicity, age and geographic location. Te Manatū Hauora encourages people from all backgrounds, especially those who can reflect the needs, values, and beliefs of Māori, have an understanding and are committed to meeting obligations of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, to apply for these roles.
Me pēhea te tono | How to apply
Applications must be made using the Ministry of Health's online Career Centre and closes Monday 31 January 2022.
To apply for these positions, please complete the application and declaration form provided in the advertisement.
All applications require the following:
- a completed declaration form (attached)
- a covering letter
- a current CV.
Background checks will be undertaken for shortlisted applicants. Your personal information will be handled in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020.
The appointment process is lengthy and your patience and professionalism as we work through the next steps is appreciated. The outcome of the recruitment process for this committee will be confirmed after it has been considered by Cabinet's Appointments and Honours Committee.
Ko wai mātou | Who we are
See theManatū Hauora Board appointments webpage for more information. If you would like to obtain further information or clarification, or if your circumstances change or should you wish to withdraw your application, please contact the Appointments team by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to the significant number of applications received, we are not in a position to individually notify candidates that they have been unsuccessful. When appointments are made, they will be published on the New Zealand Gazette website and linked to te Manatū Hauora Board appointments webpage and we encourage you to check these sites for updates. However, unsuccessful shortlisted candidates will be notified of the Minister's decision.