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Employer The Health &Amp; Social Care Professionals Council At Coru
Job Title Higher Executive Officer, Fitness To Practice (Hearings & Policy) Manager

Applications are invited for the following post:

Higher Executive Officer – Fitness to Practice (Hearings & Policy) Manager

This is a full time, permanent position, subject to successful completion of an 11 month probationary period.

About CORU

CORU regulates Health & Social Care Professionals. Our role is to protect the public by promoting high standards of professional conduct, education, training and competence through statutory registration of health and social care professionals.

CORU was set up under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005. It comprises the Health and Social Care Professionals Council and individual registration boards, one for each profession named in the Act.

The professions are; clinical biochemists, dietitians, dispensing opticians and optometrists, medical scientists, occupational therapists, orthoptists, podiatrists, physiotherapists, psychologists, radiographers and radiation therapists, social care workers, social workers and speech and language therapists. In the future, the Minister for Health may add other professions to be regulated by CORU.

Reporting to the Head of Fitness to Practise and Legal Affairs, the Higher Executive Officer will provide support in relation to matters arising from the operation of Part 6 the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 (as amended) and in particular the progression of complaints at Inquiry stage, following an opinion that there is cause to warrant further action, until conclusion. In addition to the progression of complaints in a timely fashion, the Fitness to Practise (Hearings & Policy) Manager will seek to conduct matters so as to ensure that natural justice and fair procedures are observed.

He or She will instruct external legal advisers and may assist, as appropriate, in the drafting and review of Notices of Inquiry, pleadings, grounding emergency immediate suspension applications and sanction confirmation applications to the High Court

This position presents a unique opportunity for applicants with legal experience to join a rapidly growing, dynamic team.

Please note that this advertisement is being hosted by the Public Appointments Service on The Public Appointments Service has no involvement in, or responsibility for, the recruitment and selection process or the terms and conditions which relate to this post.

Location Dublin
Date Added 80 days ago
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