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Employment opportunities

Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT Inc is a health promotion charity based in Canberra, Australia. SHFPACT's purpose is improved sexual and reproductive health for the Canberra Community. We currently have the following employment opportunities.


Executive Officer and Assistant to the chief executive

The Executive Officer and Assistant to the Executive Director (ED) provides professional and confidential administrative assistance to the SHFPACT Executive Director, and high level of Board secretariat, governance and administration. The role will contribute to the effective administration of the organisation, and to quality and administrative systems improvement projects.

The role includes elements of executive assistant, company secretary/board secretariat, operations, administrative systems and project management.

This is full time, 12 month fixed term contract to start ASAP, with possible extension. Part-time hours will be considered.


GP Registrar - Extended Skills Placement at SHFPACT Clinic

General Practice Registrars who are interested in completing an extended skills rotation during their training are encouraged to contact SHFPACT early to register their interest. Applications for the 2024 Term 1 have now closed. Candidates interested in future placements are welcome to express interest in consideration for future placement opportunities. Please note applicants need to have completed the theory component of the FPAA Doctors Certificate Course in Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Contact Officer

  • Dr Tara Frommer
    Senior Medical Officer
  • Call: 02 6247 3077
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Sessional Medical Officers

Doctors who have recently completed the FPAA Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health for Doctors (or recently completed a substantially similar course) who have current general practice and/or sexual health medicine registration and the right to work in Australia are encouraged to contact SHFPACT regarding available clinical sessions working in SHFPACT's unique specialised and collegial clinical services team. 

Contact Officer

  • Dr Martina Mende, Dr Clare Holberton (Senior Medical Officers)
  • Call: 02 6247 3077
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 SHFPACT aims to be an employer of choice and offers a family-friendly working environment with flexible working hours and generous employment conditions, including access to professional development opportunities for all staff. Conditions of employment and Salary Scales are governed by the SHFPACT Enterprise Agreement 2011-2013 (PDF: 1.3 MB). SHFPACT is able to offer its employees attractive salary packaging options - more information will be supplied to successful applicants.  Information about SHFPACT's services, activities, aims and objectives can be found on this website.

Sexual Health & Family Planning ACT (SHFPACT) is a major provider of workforce development, training and education in sexual and reproductive health in the Canberra region.


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