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Assistant in Nursing - Newcastle

Family Planning NSW
  • Assistant in Nursing - Newcastle Hunter Clinic
  • Permanent Part -Time Position (32 hours / week)
  • Package range from $55,600 to $59,700 (FTE), pro-rata part-time

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 values

About the role

The AIN plays an important role in supporting the operation of Family Planning NSW clinics. This is a multi-faceted role which is responsible for providing clinical supports to the organisation including assisting medical officers and registered nurses with the care of clients.

The position is also responsible for the provision of high quality reception services and administration supports to clients, visitors, clinical and non-clinical staff to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the centre.

The AIN works within the multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of services which are safe, effective and client centred.

Key Criteria


  • Basic knowledge and understanding of the principles of infection control
  • Demonstrated ability to support clients and provide assistance during clinical procedures
  • Current CPR certificate
  • Sound computer skills, including MS Office applications
  • Demonstrated ability to provide customer service, reception and administrative support including billing, cash handling and reconciliation
  • Proven strong interpersonal, negotiation, written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated high level customer service skills, including conflict resolution
  • High level ability to manage competing demands and adapt effectively to change
  • Ability to perform tasks under the direction of the clinician with minimal supervision, as well as within a broader team


  • Current NSW driver’s license
  • Experience in a clinical/primary health care setting including use of, or willingness to develop competency in, the use of autoclaves and medical appointment booking systems
  • Experience in providing services to relevant population groups, particularly people from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, CALD background, people with disability or young people.

Other requirements

  1. A Criminal Record Check and Working with Children Check are required prior to commencement in this role.
  2. Vaccination/immunisation requirements apply to this role.

Why work for us:

  1. We are a leading and continually growing NFP organisation.
  2. We offer a friendly, collaborative team and you will have your contribution valued.
  3. Opportunities to grow your career with us.
  4. Salary Packaging is offered, increasing take home pay
  5. Package range from $55,600 to $59,700 (FTE), pro-rata part-time,(depending on clinical experience).

Family Planning NSW is always on the lookout for talented and passionate individuals to contribute their skills to one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit reproductive and sexual health service organisation.

We believe that a diversity of experiences and perspectives will help us build stronger strategies, teams and movements. We strongly encourage First Nations people, people of colour, people living outside of cities, and people living with a disability to apply. We are continually working on becoming a better workplace for everyone.

To Apply:

Please submit your current Resume and a Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria listed in the Position description.

Please note: If you are unable to view the attached Position Description, please visit our careers page https://careers.fpnsw.org.au and click on the Position Description link bottom of the respective job advert.


We will be reviewing applications received regularly and the advertisement may be withdrawn prior to the closing date

FPNSW is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.

FPNSW do 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 Abi Monaghan on abim@fpnsw.or.au using the subject line: Assistant in Nursing - Newcastle enquiry via EthicalJobs, quoting Ref No. 1014988.


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