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

People & Culture Specialist – part-time – 21 hours per week

Job Summary

This role has both a strategic and operational focus. You will provide advice on and develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate on people, change, wellbeing and culture initiatives, strategies, programs, policies, and processes aligned to the objectives in FPT’s Strategic Plan.

About Us

We’re Family Planning Tasmania (FPT). FPT is the leading agency in Tasmania working in the area of sexual and reproductive health. It was established in 1973, and is now a state-wide, not-for-profit organisation providing sexual and reproductive health clinic and education services to all Tasmanians.

Why work with us?

We’re the sort of place where our staff have a sense of community with their colleagues, and pride in the meaningful work they do. We’re here to provide flexibility for our staff so they can have life balance that suits their individual needs, whilst providing meaningful support to enable them to work with the autonomy they value.

  • Join a respectful and inclusive environment
  • Not for profit salary packaging available with free parking on site
  • The most meaningful work you will ever do. (as stated by 9/10 employees in our most recent employee engagement survey)

What do our employees say?

  • Greater than 4/5 employees say they look forward to coming to work every day
  • Greater than 4/5 employees say their colleagues respect them
  • Greater than 4/5 employees regard their work as meaningful
  • Greater than 4/5 employees say they ‘they are unlikely to leave FPT in the near future’

FPT focuses on healthy employees, healthy relationships, and a healthy work environment.

Your opportunity

We’re looking to secure a new People & Culture Specialist who is seeking a role with both a strategic and operational focus. Working closely with the CEO and management team, you will provide advice on and develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate on people, change, wellbeing and culture initiatives which will contribute to FPT being an even better place to work.

As a trusted colleague, you’ll have professional flexibility to perform the role whilst being empowered to build a sense of community at work.

We want to hear from you if you have

  • Demonstrated capability to proactively identify and develop contemporary people and cultural improvement strategies, policies, processes, and programs.
  • Proven ability to create and enhance best practice P&C initiatives for a diverse range of people in a respectful and flexible manner.
  • Demonstrated high-level interpersonal skills and the proven capacity to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • The ability to think strategically and be able to implement initiatives successfully.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • A commitment to the values of Family Planning Tasmania.
  • A desire to work flexible hours and days to support your work and personal life.
  • Have or be able to obtain a working with vulnerable children check and national police check.
  • A current driver’s licence and access to a vehicle (travel is reimbursed).

How to apply?

If you wish to do the best work of your career, please apply now through seek.com.au. All applications should include a resume and a cover letter containing your responses to the selection criteria.

Applications close by 5pm Sunday 5 June 2022. Please note applications may be shortlisted as received as this is an immediate vacancy.

Want to know more?

You can have a confidential discussion by calling Robert Wright on (03) 6128 3400 or by emailing: rwright@fpt.asn.au

People & Culture Specialist PDF

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. Find out more about the SRH Certificate and the practical sessions at Family Planning Tasmania here.

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

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.

Volunteering with Family Planning Tasmania

Now Recruiting Board Members

Would you consider being a member of a board?

We have an exciting opportunity for a non-executive Board Member with a background in medicine. The Family Planning Tasmania (FPT) Board is responsible for the overall governance, management, and strategic direction of (FPT) in accordance with the organisation’s goals and objectives. The successful applicant will be required to attend six full board meetings per year on a voluntary basis. The total time commitment averages around 30-40 hours per year, dependent on the board schedule.

A unique opportunity

It’s a great honour to join a non-profit Board of Directors. Our board members are renowned for their professionalism, interacting with respect, trust, and candour. Whilst you’ll have specific skills to contribute to the Board, this is a wonderful opportunity for you to benefit from the professional relationships you will gain from our skills-based board.

Like to learn about us?

We are the state’s leader in sexual and reproductive health. FPT is committed to dealing with some of the state’s biggest social issues by delivering first-rate educational and clinical services to all Tasmanians.

Like to know more?

A copy of the board member position description can be obtained in the button below.

You can also have a confidential discussion by calling our CEO, Cedric Manen on 0414 698 906 or by emailing cmanen@fpt.asn.au.

Board Member Position Description PDF