The Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) is Ireland’s leading sexual health provider, providing contraception, specialist pregnancy counselling, advocacy, abortion care, sexual and reproductive health services and training.

We provide a wide range of services at our medical clinics and nationwide counselling centres and are committed to advocating to ensure that every person in Ireland who needs reproductive healthcare has access to quality services with dignity.

The IFPA is a pro-choice organisation and supports a woman’s own decision in all cases.

Vacancy:         Project Officer

Salary:            In the range of €28,000 to €34,000 pa, depending on experience.

Contract:        2-year fixed term contract

An opportunity has arisen for the role of Project Officer within the IFPA.

This is a full-time position;  however, the option of job-sharing may be considered and applications are welcome from candidates proposing to work part-time

The Project Officer will support the work of the Advocacy and Communications team. Working under the supervision of the Director of Advocacy and Communications, the Project Officer will support the IFPA’s international advocacy through engagement with a variety of stakeholders and collaborative networks. The role will also support national level advocacy and service quality in relation to abortion, contraception, and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) more broadly.

The successful applicant will require:

  • At least 3 years relevant employment experience
  • A university degree in social sciences, health, or other relevant fields

A full job description is available here. For more information contact christina.connolly@ifpa.ie.

To apply, click here.

The closing date for applications is 03/06/2022.

Vacancy: Practice Nurse/Midwife

Contract: Permanent, Full- and part-time

Salary: €36,800 – €41,600 pro rata based on a 4 day week, plus an additional Saturday supplement. Starting salary based on previous experience.

An opportunity has arisen for full- and part-time Practice Nurse/Midwife to work between our IFPA Clinics in Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin 1 and The Square, Tallaght, Dublin 24.

IFPA practice nurses provide cervical and STI screening as well as assisting doctors with sexual and reproductive health consultations. Additional training will be provided if necessary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical services including cervical screening, STI screening, and bloods.
  • Provide long-acting reversible contraception counselling.
  • Carry out monthly stock check and order medical supplies.
  • Provide appropriate information and advice to IFPA clients or refer clients to doctors or counsellors.
  • Carry out pregnancy testing.
  • Assist with early medical abortion care as outlined in the HSE’s model of care.

The successful applicant will require:

  • Full registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)
  • Certificate in contraception (or equivalent)

A full job description is available here. For more information contact christina.connolly@ifpa.ie

To apply, click here.

The closing date for applications is 09/06/2022.

A panel may be formed for the filling of future vacancies.

 

Vacancy: Family Planning Clinic Doctor, Saturdays

Contract: Part-time, permanent

Salary: €66.62 per hour

An opportunity has arisen for a part-time Family Planning Clinic Doctor working on Saturdays between our Tallaght and Cathal Brugha Street clinics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide contraceptive and other medical services in accordance with best medical practice
  • Provide early medical abortion care as outlined in the HSE’s model of care
  • Provide cervical and primary healthcare STI screenings
  • Diagnose, give advice and appropriate referral on medical gynaecology such as treatment for premenstrual syndrome, menstrual disorders, menopausal problems, pelvic pain and infertility
  • Diagnose and give advice and appropriate referral for problems in early pregnancy, e.g., miscarriage, ectopic pregnancies.
  • Analyse all medical screening results and ensure appropriate follow up

The successful applicant will require:

  • Full registration with the Irish Medical Council
  • Medical Defence Insurance
  • Certificate in Contraception
  • Experience in family planning and sexual health
  • Certified smear taker

 

A full job description is available here. For more information contact christina.connolly@ifpa.ie.

To apply, click here.

The closing date for applications is 09/06/2022.

A panel may be formed for the filling of future vacancies.

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