VACANCIES ON THE PSYCHOTHERAPISTS BOARD OF AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND - TE POARI O NGĀ KAIHAUMANU HINENGARO O AOTEAROA

VACANCIES ON THE PSYCHOTHERAPISTS BOARD OF AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND - TE POARI O NGĀ KAIHAUMANU HINENGARO O AOTEAROA

06 Jul
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Ministry of Health New Zealand
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New Zealand

06 Jul

Ministry of Health New Zealand

New Zealand

Job Description

The Ministry of Health – Manatū Hauora (the Ministry) is seeking candidates who wish to be considered for appointment as health practitioner members of The Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa New Zealand – Te Poari o ngā Kaihaumanu Hinengaro o Aotearoa (the Board), a Responsible Authority under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (the HPCA Act). The purpose of the Board is to protect the health and safety of members of the public by ensuring that psychotherapists are fit and competent to practice.

Kōrero mō te tūranga| About the role

Being a member of the Board is rewarding and challenging. You will be committed to improving the health of New Zealanders,





through contribution to the governance of the Boards legislative requirements.

The functions of responsible authorities are set out under section 118 of the HPCA Act, more information about the Board is available on the Board's website.

The Associate Minister of Health, Hon Matt Doocey makes the appointments to the Board, and are typically for terms of three years. Members can be reappointed for up to nine consecutive years.

The Ministry recognises that diversity enables our boards and councils 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, disability, age, and geographic location. The Ministry 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 the Treaty of Waitangi, to apply for these roles.

Kōrero mōu | About you

For all applicants,





governance and/or regulatory experience is a plus but not required. It is beneficial if you can lead strategically, and to balance competing demands. In this instance, we are particularly looking to receive applications from candidates that can represent the perspectives of Māori, Pacific people, and people with lived experience of a disability.

Desirable Skills And Attributes For Health Practitioner Positions Include

- experience and knowledge of infant, child and adolescent psychotherapy
- experience and knowledge in the area of training psychotherapists

Health practitioner applicants must be a registered psychotherapist and have a good understanding of the scope of practice, competencies and code of ethics or conduct.







Members of a Responsible Authority board cannot simultaneously be a member of the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal (the Tribunal) given the disciplinary function of the Tribunal over health practitioners.

Me pēhea te tono | How to apply

Applications must be made using the Ministry of Health online Career Centre by close of business 29/07/24 and include:

- a completed declaration form (attached), and
- a covering letter, and
- a current CV.

Due diligence checks will be undertaken for shortlisted applicants. Your personal information will be handled in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020. The Ministry may also request that the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service conduct national security screening of you as part of the appointment process.







The appointment process can be lengthy, taking between 6 to 12 months. Your patience and professionalism as we work through the next steps is appreciated. The outcome of the recruitment process for the Board will be confirmed after it has been considered by the Cabinet Appointments and Honours Committee.

Ko wai mātou | Who we are

See the Ministry of Health 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 Statutory Appointments and Integrity Services team by emailing: [email protected]

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