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Appointment - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Accreditation Committee

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Work type: Statutory Appointments
Location: Any - Any location
Categories: Board Services, Accreditation

Call for applications for appointment to the
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Accreditation Committee

The National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (the National Scheme) regulates more than 875,000 registered health practitioners and over 180,000 registered students across 16 health professions.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia (the Board) is calling for applications for appointment to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Accreditation Committee (the Committee). 

The role of the Committee is to exercise accreditation functions under the National Law assigned by the Board. These functions are to:

  • develop accreditation standards for approval by the Board
  • assess, accredit, and monitor educator providers and their programs of study
  • make recommendations and give advice to the Board.

The Board is seeking applications from registered Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health practitioners, educators and accreditation experts with current or recent experience in:

  • Education - preferably with experience working in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector and in delivering training in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Practice), and
  • Accreditation - preferably within the health sector.

The National Boards and Ahpra have an important role in ensuring the development of a culturally safe and respectful health
workforce that is responsive to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples health and contributes to the elimination of racism in the
provision of health services.

We recognise the wisdom and voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in providing culturally safe perspectives of
healthcare to Ahpra and National Boards and warmly invite Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to apply.

Information about the Committee is available on the is available on the website.

More information about the role, eligibility requirements and the application process can be found in the Download File Information guide and Download File Terms of reference.

Information and tips on how to use PageUp is outlined in the attached Download File PageUp applicant instructions

For general enquiries, please email statutoryappointments@ahpra.gov.au.

 

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Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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