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Health Promotion Officer

Family Planning NSW
  • Fixed Term Part-Time position
  • 32 hours per week
  • Metro Sydney Locations (Newington, Fairfield, and Penrith)

About Family Planning NSW

Family Planning NSW (FPNSW) is the leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services in NSW. As an independent not-for-profit organisation we offer expert clinical care, information and advice for everybody in every family as well as education and training and evidence-based research to support doctors, nurses and other professionals.

Family Planning NSW is committed to excellence in meeting the reproductive and sexual health needs of the community. We achieve this by providing best practice, accredited clinical services, enhancing the knowledge and skills of service providers, improving the body of knowledge about reproductive and sexual health through rigorous research and evaluation, and leading international development projects to promote the rights of marginalised people in developing countries.

Our Values

  • Family Planning NSW is a pro-choice organisation
  • Must support the Family Planning NSW values

COVID Vaccination

  • In accordance with NSW Public Health Orders, all staff employed by Family Planning NSW are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

About the role

The primary role of the Health Promotion Officer is to deliver high quality health promotion projects to address the reproductive and sexual health needs of priority population groups in NSW. The Health Promotion Officer will play an active role in the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion projects utilising evidence-based frameworks. These projects are diverse and include community-based campaigns, consumer engagement, health information resource production, community education and capacity building.

Key Criteria


  • Tertiary qualifications in health promotion or related field
  • Demonstrated understanding of health promotion theory and evidence-based application including needs analysis, project planning and evaluation
  • Previous experience and an understanding of working with Family Planning NSW priority population groups
  • Experience in establishing partnerships with relevant organisations and facilitating collaborative action
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in the design, delivery and evaluation of community based education projects
  • Proven strong interpersonal, negotiation, written and oral communication skills with a variety of audiences
  • High level ability to manage competing demands and adapt effectively to change
  • High level computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and data entry
  • Current NSW drivers license


  • Understanding of sexual and reproductive health issues as they relate to Family Planning NSW priority population groups

Other requirements

  • A Criminal Record Check and Working With Children Check is required prior to commencement in the role

To Apply

Your application must include a:

  • Resume (CV); and
  • Cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the selection criteria listed in the position description.

If interested, we encourage you to apply promptly. Applications will be assessed as they are received, with suitable candidates contacted and progressed without delay.

To learn more about the role, responsibilities and the required pre-employment checks, please see the position description. If you are unable to view the attached position description, please visit our careers page at https://careers.fpnsw.org.au and click on the position description link at the bottom of the relevant job advert.

FPNSW is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.

FPNSW does not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Ee-lin Chang on EelinC@fpnsw.org.au, using the subject line: Health Promotion Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs, quoting Ref No. 1041717.


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