State and Territory Boards of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – Health Practitioner
Job no: 493992
Work type: Statutory Appointments
Location: Adelaide, Canberra, Darwin, Melbourne, Any - Any location
Categories: Board Services
The National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (the National Scheme) regulates more than 740,000 registered health practitioners and over 180,000 registered students across 16 health professions. 15 health profession boards (National Boards) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra) work together to deliver the National Scheme.
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s (NMBA) primary role is to protect the public particularly through setting standards, codes and guidelines to guide nursing and midwifery practice. Ahpra manages the registration and notification processes for registered health practitioners and students. The NMBA’s state and territory boards are delegated functions to make registration and notification decisions about nurses and midwives.
Vacancies are arising on the state and territory boards in the following jurisdictions:
- Australian Capital Territory – 3 practitioner members and Chair
- Northern Territory – 1 practitioner member
- Victoria – multiple practitioner members
- South Australia – 3 practitioner members and Chair
To be eligible for appointment as a practitioner member, you must hold current registration as a nurse and/or midwife. It is expected that applicants practise and reside in the state or territory in which they are applying for appointment.
The National Scheme has a commitment to increasing Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ leadership and voices. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply, as are people from rural or regional areas in Australia.
Appointments are made by the Minister for Health in each jurisdiction under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law, as in force in each state and territory. Appointments can be for up to three years, with eligibility for reappointment.
More information about the roles, eligibility requirements and the application process can be found within the attached information guide.
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