The Psychological Society of Ireland



The Psychological Society of Ireland,
Floor 2, Grantham House,
Grantham Street, Dublin 8, D08 W8HD.

The Health and Social Care Professionals Council recruit:

Appointment of the psychologist professional member on the Health and Social Care Professionals Council

The Health and Social Care Professionals Council is an independent regulator established to protect the public by promoting high standards of professional conduct and professional education, training and competence amongst registrants of the 14 designated health and social care professions. The Council, its disciplinary committees and the registration boards (known under the umbrella name CORU) were established under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005

The registration board for the profession of psychologist is scheduled to be established this year.

The Council member will support the 29 member Council in delivering on the requirements of the Act and overseeing and co-ordinating the activities of the registration boards for all the professions. S/he will work in co-operation with the CEO, the executive team, the registration boards, government departments and other stakeholders to put in place the registration, regulation and disciplinary systems for the designated professions

The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge, skills and experience in the profession of Psychology to be able to advice Council on all matters pertaining to the profession.

All candidates must demonstrate proven experience of two or more of the following:

Executive management
Corporate governance
Risk management
Change management
Strategic planning
Sectoral knowledge/ experience
Experience of regulation/operating in a regulatory environment

Appointment to be made by
Minister for Health

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