Board appointment – Pharmacy Registration Board of WA

The Pharmacy Registration Board of WA (the Board) is seeking to appoint a deputy member with knowledge of and experience in representing the interests of consumers.

Background

The Pharmacy Registration Board of WA consists of four members to be appointed by the Minister for Health. This is done under the Pharmacy Act 2010 (WA).

Under the Act, three of the members are to be pharmacists and one is to be a person who has knowledge of and experience in representing the interests of consumers.

The Act also allows for a deputy member to be appointed for each member. There is a vacancy in the role of deputy member for the position that represents the interest of consumers.

The role

The deputy member may perform the functions of the member when the member is unable to do so by reason of illness, absence or other cause. While acting as a member, the deputy of a member has all the functions of and protection of the member.

The Pharmacy Registration Board of WA is responsible for the administration of the Pharmacy Act 2010 WA provides for the registration of pharmacy businesses.

Information about the Pharmacy Registration Board of WA is online at https://www.pharmacyboardwa.com.au

Information about the Pharmacy Act 2010 WA is online at https://www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/prod/filestore.nsf/FileURL/mrdoc_37154.pdf/$FILE/Pharmacy%20Act%202010%20-%20%5B01-a0-02%5D.pdf?OpenElement

Sitting fee payments and other allowances are available to eligible members.

The current rates of remuneration for deputy members are:

  • $350 per day meeting (meetings of more than 4 hours duration); or
  • $230 per half day meeting (meetings of 4 hours or less duration).

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please provide a summary of your Curriculum Vitae (no more than 2 pages) providing the information in this template, and a covering letter or email outlining your interest in the role and any previous experience you have that relates to the work of the Board.

Please email these to info@hconc.org.au by Sunday 20 September at 6pm.

If you have any questions about this, please contact clare.mullen@hconc.org.au