Working at Family Planning Tasmania

Family Planning Tasmania aims to provide sexual and reproductive health clinic and education services that are consistent with our philosophy. Family Planning Tasmania is committed to dealing with some of the state’s biggest social issues by delivering first rate educational and clinical services to all Tasmanians.

The staff and Board of Family Planning Tasmania are committed to providing services in a manner that recognises the rights of individuals to be consistently treated with a non-judgemental, non-discriminatory, considerate manner, respecting their right to privacy and confidentiality.

If you are interested in working with us at Family Planning Tasmania please contact info@fpt.asn.au

Our services operate state-wide so expressions of interest are welcomed from any location.

Current vacancies

There are no current vacancies at Family Planning Tasmania. Please continue to check back here for any future vacancies.

For medical professionals

Our Medical Practitioners deliver high quality sexual and reproductive health care to those people accessing Family Planning Tasmania clinics.

Family Planning Tasmania supports over 13,000 patients a year to improve their sexual and reproductive health through its three clinics in Glenorchy, Launceston and Burnie.

Why work with Family Planning Tasmania?

  • Make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable Tasmanians: over 60% of our patients are either young, living with disability, Tasmanian Aboriginal, culturally and linguistically diverse or financially disadvantaged.
  • Sociable, routine hours with no out-of-hours or on-call.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Collegial, supportive environment with Regional Medical Officers for support.
  • Hourly wage + superannuation + generous tax-free salary packaging.
  • Generous appointment lengths and no billing discussions; all under 21s and concession card holders are bulk billed.

Requirements for working with us

1. Sexual and Reproductive Health Certificate

All doctors working at Family Planning Tasmania must have successfully completed the FPAA Certificate in SRH for Doctors.

This consists of a theory component, theory examination and seven practical sessions where the applicant’s competencies are assessed.

The theory component typically involves a 4/5 day face-to-face course. It can’t currently be completed in Tasmania but is provided by various Family Planning organisations interstate. Information about the course from Family Planning Victoria, Melbourne, can be found here.

For doctors intending to work with us following successful completion of the Certificate, the seven mandatory practical sessions are provided by us at no cost.

2. All of our GPs insert IUDs and must undertake our IUD insertion training, which involves one theory session and usually three clinical sessions.

3. All of our GPs are involved in the provision of Medication Termination of Pregnancy (MTOP) and must undertake MS-2 Step online training.

4. All of our GPs must hold Vocational Registration (VR).

More information

Please contact the Clinical Services Manager: clinics@fpt.asn.au.

For educators

Our Educators deliver high quality sexual and reproductive health education services in schools, universities and workplaces around Tasmania.

Family Planning Tasmania supports over 13,000 patients a year to improve their sexual and reproductive health through its three clinics in Glenorchy, Launceston and Burnie.

Why work with Family Planning Tasmania?

  • Make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable Tasmanians: over 60% of our patients are either young, living with a disability, Tasmanian Aboriginal, culturally and linguistically diverse or financially disadvantaged.
  • Help empower young people and arm them with knowledge and tools around their sexual and reproductive health.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Hourly wage + superannuation + up-to $18k tax-free via salary packaging.

Requirements for working with us

  1. Working with vulnerable people check- learn more about the registration process on the Tasmanian Government website here
  2. National Police Check
  3. Reference checks
  4. Experience in a related discipline
  5. Current working knowledge of the developments
  6. Driver’s License
  7. Understanding of mandatory reporting

More information

Please contact our Education Manager on edinfo@fpt.asn.au or phone (03) 6169 2042.

For administration, corporate and support staff

Our admin, corporate and support staff team are an essential part of our organisation, supporting the clinic and education staff to deliver and promote our vital work.

If you are a professional or administrator seeking to use your skills for the betterment of society, look no further.

Our Educators deliver high quality sexual and reproductive health education services in schools, universities and workplaces around Tasmania.

Family Planning Tasmania doctors and nurses support over 13,000 patients a year improve their sexual and reproductive health through services at three sites in Glenorchy, Launceston and Burnie.

Why work with Family Planning Tasmania?

  • Make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable Tasmanians: over 60% of our patients are either young, living with a disability, Tasmanian Aboriginal, culturally and linguistically diverse or financially disadvantaged.
  • Help empower young people and arm them with knowledge and tools to support their sexual and reproductive health.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Hourly wage + superannuation + up-to $18k tax-free via salary packaging.

Requirements for working with us

  1. National Police Check
  2. Reference checks

More information

Please contact us via email on info@fpt.asn.au or phone (03) 6273 9117.