New Zealand Law Society - Professional Conduct Committee members

Professional Conduct Committee members

The Physiotherapy Board Te Poari Tiaka Tinana is seeking expressions of interest from persons with a legal background for Lay Members to sit on its Professional Conduct Committees (PCC). The Board is keen to ensure that Lay Members appointed to PCCs reflect a diverse range of New Zealand backgrounds and experiences as well as having the appropriate skill set.A PCC is a statutory committee appointed by Te Poari Tiaka Tinana to investigate complaints, notifications and matters referred by the Board under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (HPCAA).Role descriptionAs a member of a Professional Conduct Committee, you will be required, along with the other members, to undertake investigations and make recommendations or determinations to the Board in accordance with the requirements of the Act. The time commitment varies depending on the matter before the PCC.Successful members will be expected to attend a half-day training session, potentially via videoconference, prior to being appointed to a PCC. Remuneration will be at approved Board rates.Knowledge of the HPCA Act and health sector experience would be an advantage.The Physiotherapy Board Te Poari Tiaka Tinana is committed to recognising the bicultural foundations of Aotearoa New Zealand and to the principles of diversity and inclusion. The Board wishes to ensure that the lay members of Professional Conduct Committees represent the contemporary society in which physiotherapists practice, and to that end encourages applications from a diverse range of backgrounds.If this opportunity is of interest to you, please provide your CV and a cover letter to by 30 September 2022.

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