STATEMENT ADDRESSING KEY SELECTION CRITERIA .
Key Selection Criteria for all Applicants
(Registered health practitioner, lawyer and non practitioner candidates) Applications must include a brief written statement addressing the key selection criteria, that demonstrates how candidates’ experience, knowledge, skills and personal qualities meet each criteria. The key selection criteria are set out below. The capacity of candidates to contribute the necessary time will also be a factor in the final selection process.
1. A demonstrated high level of performance in significant fields of endeavour including, if applicable, in the health profession regulated by the board.
2. Demonstrated integrity - a high standing in the community is essential.
3. A clear understanding of the objectives, roles, duties and obligations of board members and/or members of hearing panel lists.
4. Capacity to think and act strategically.
5. Capacity to develop sound knowledge and understanding of legislation relevant to the board including the Health Professions Registration Act 2005.
6. An appreciation (from either a practitioner’s or non-practitioner’s perspective) of appropriate standards of professional care and the role of health practitioner registration boards in protecting the public.
7. An understanding of the health sector, broader health issues and how these relate to the health profession regulated by the board.
Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and/or management skills (previous board, tribunal, committee and/or senior management experience would be an advantage).
Key Selection Criteria for Applicants to Office Bearer Positions (President and Deputy President)
In addition to the general selection criteria, eligible persons seeking appointment as President or Deputy President of a board will be assessed against following additional selection criteria for office bearers. 1. Demonstrated leadership in board activities and/or other professional endeavours.
2. Ability to work effectively with key stakeholders, government departments, and board staff (if applicable).
3. A sound knowledge of the legislative framework relating to the board and a demonstrated capacity to think strategically and effectively address complex issues.