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Become a council member

We are seeking to appoint three new members of our Council

The roles include two registrant members, who must belong to one of the fifteen professions which HCPC regulates, and one lay member, who must not be or have been a registrant with HCPC.

The three new members will be joining HCPC at a critical moment for health and care professionals. The roles will provide the successful applicants with an opportunity to play a pivotal role in the current and future regulation of the sector, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Full details of eligibility are set out in the candidate information pack

Who are we looking for?

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in shaping the future of health and care regulation. The successful applicant will need to have experience of strategic and collective decision-making, as well as the ability to develop strong relationships and to uphold HCPC’s principles of transparency and accountability. You will share our core commitment to public protection.

How to apply

To apply for this post you must complete and return the following:

  • Form 1 – Confidential Council member application form.
  • Form 2 – Conflicts of interest and other material information form.
  • We also ask that you complete form 3 – Equal Opportunity and Diversity monitoring form (optional).

The deadline for completed application forms is 9am on Monday 2 August 2021. Please note that CVs will not be accepted or considered by the selection panel.

Please send your completed application to:


Or send to:

Claire Amor
Head of Governance
Health and Care Professions Council
Park House, 184 Kennington Park Road
London, SE11 4BU

Braille, large print and tape versions of this information pack and the application forms are also available on request.

The HCPC is committed to interviewing persons with a disability who meet the essential criteria and all reasonable adjustments will be made to assist in completing the application form, attending an interview as well as any reasonable adjustments that would need to be made to the role or working environment if your application is successful.

Please refer to the guidance notes in Appendix 2 of the candidate information pack when completing your forms.

Appointment process

The appointments process is carried out in accordance with the Professional Standards Authority (PSA)’s good practice guidance in making Council appointments

Page updated on: 08/04/2019