Board Member Vacancy

The Minister of Social of Development and Employment is seeking candidates who wish to be considered for appointment to the Social Workers Registration Board. This position is for a lay person (i.e. a non social worker role).

Functions of the Social Workers Registration Board:

The Board’s functions, as set out in the Social Workers Registration Board Act 2003 includes:

  • managing the registration of social workers in New Zealand
  • reviewing complaints about registered social workers
  • establishing and maintaining a code of conduct for registered social workers
  • promoting and setting standards for education and training in consultation with providers of social work
  • enhancing the professionalism of social workers
  • knowledge, skills and experience 

More information can be found on the MSD website:

Close Date for Applications : Sunday, 22nd January 2023 at 5pm

If you wish to learn more about our current Board members, you can find more information here:

Published 12/01/2023