Nursing and Midwifery Council of NSW – call for nominations

Expressions of interest are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced enrolled nurses and registered nurses for appointment to the Nursing and Midwifery Council of NSW from 1 July 2014.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of New South Wales is a statutory body established under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW) to manage notifications and complaints about nurses and midwives practising and students studying in NSW. Council Members are appointed by the Governor for a term of up to three years on the nomination of the Minister for Health.

Council members should be able to demonstrate integrity; impartiality; open-mindedness; sound judgment; knowledge of the rules of procedural fairness and natural justice; and have an appreciation of the need for quality and consistency in decision-making. In addition, members should have the ability to apply legislation and demonstrate effective and proactive teamwork. Nominees will be selected on merit and to maintain an appropriate range of knowledge and diversity within the Council membership to facilitate good governance.

To register interest nominees are requested to provide the following information:

•  A brief expression of interest addressing the qualities outlined above

•  A brief curriculum vitae outlining experience and qualifications

•  A nomination form (below) providing contact details and statistical information

•  The names and contact details of two referees

by close of business on Wednesday 30 April 2014 to the HPCA: ap**********@hp**.au  or EOI Council Membership, Manager, Corporate Governance, HPCA, Locked Bag 20, Haymarket 1238.

If you have any queries about the Council or this process please contact Bronwyn Coop on 9219 0266 or bc***@hp**.au. This information is also available on the Nursing and Midwifery Council website (www.nursingandmidwiferycouncil.nsw.gov.au).

The Council provides an important public safety role and promotes good practice in the profession and your interest in the activities of the Council is greatly appreciated.

Download the covering letter and nomination form.

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