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Work with us_quoteWomen’s Health West is an equal opportunity employer. We employ women with a range of qualifications, skills, employment and life experiences as part of our diverse staff team.

Women’s Health West is an equal opportunity employer with VCAT Exemption A128/2012 to employ women only

Women’s Health West is committed to achieving equity and justice for women in Melbourne’s west. We provide services that encompass every level of response to family violence: including primary prevention, intervention and response. We also deliver a range of health promotion programs.

We work within a feminist framework, supporting women and their children to live safe and healthy lives.

We are a child safe organisation and employment is subject to the satisfactory completion of a national Police Record Check and a Working with Children Check.

If you are a proactive person with a strong customer service focus, take pride and ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail and want to be part of a growing organisation this could be your next long term role.


Youth Counsellor and Group Facilitator

0.8 EFT, 20 month fixed-term contract

  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 Level 3C
  • Base Salary $63,449.00 pro rata
  • Generous salary packaging

This exciting position is part of an innovative and dynamic stream providing integrated family violence services to women and children in the western metropolitan region. We seek skilled social worker or related discipline to provide counselling interventions for young people and their families who have been impacted by family violence.

Youth Counsellors and Group Facilitator responsibilities include; assessment of young people’s needs, provision of single sessions, short, medium and long term individual and family counselling interventions and facilitation of therapeutic group work for young people.

Selection Criteria: Relevant formal qualifications and clinical training in creative modalities desirable; direct service experience providing assessments and therapeutic interventions for adolescents, young people and families who have experienced family violence and/or trauma; demonstrated commitment to the provision of high quality services, feminist policy and practice, and a culture of respect, collaboration and continuous learning.

Please email your confidential application to recruitment@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Bree, Jones, Team Leader – Counselling on 03 9689 9588.

Only applications that respond to the key selection criteria will be considered.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 23 July 2017

Position Description (PDF): Youth Counsellor and Group Facilitator