Ahpra Careers - Details - State and Territory Boards of the Medical Board of Australia – Health Practitioner

State and Territory Boards of the Medical Board of Australia – Health Practitioner

Apply now Job no: 495200
Work type: Statutory Appointments
Location: Adelaide, Canberra, Melbourne
Categories: Board Services

The National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (the National Scheme) regulates more than 800,000 registered health practitioners and over 180,000 registered students across 16 health professions. 15 health profession boards and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra) work together to deliver the National Scheme.

Vacancies are arising on the state and territory boards in the following jurisdictions:

  • Australian Capital Territory - 1 practitioner member
  • South Australia – 4 practitioner members (including Chair*)
  • Victoria – 1 practitioner member (including Chair*)

*Applicants may express interest in the role of Chair, however this is not mandatory.

The state and territory boards work in partnership with Ahpra to make registration and notification decisions about individual practitioners, based on national policies and standards set by the Medical Board of Australia.

To be eligible for appointment as a practitioner member, you must hold current registration as a medical practitioner. It is expected that applicants practise and /or 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 warmly invited to apply, as are people from relevant 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.

Information and tips on how to use PageUp is outlined in the attached PageUp applicant instructions document.

For enquiries, please contact statutoryappointments@ahpra.gov.au

Employees and contractors for Ahpra are NOT eligible for these positions.

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Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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