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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.

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.

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.

Open for applications:


Health Promotion Project Coordinator – Action for Equity

Ongoing contract Permanent Part Time, 0.8 EFT

Women’s Health West (WHW) seeks a qualified woman who can lead advocacy and practice change to increase women’s access to affordable, safe abortion service provision throughout Melbourne’s west.

You will have expertise in delivering sexuality education programs with young people, and will be responsible for the design and implementation of social marketing strategies to increase awareness of safe sexual practice.

You will have highly developed facilitation skills, understanding of sexual and reproductive health promotion, and capacity to work in partnership with a range of sectors.

You will hold tertiary qualifications in health promotion, gender studies, social work or another related field, and have a strong understanding of the social determinants of sexual and reproductive health and wellbeing.

The successful candidate will work to foster a culture of collaboration and respect and support WHW to achieve its vision of equity and justice for women in the west.

Please contact the Manager – Gender Equity (louise at whwest.org.au) for further information. Only applications that respond to the key selection criteria will be considered.

The closing date for applications is close of business Wednesday 8 March 2017.

Salary and conditions based on qualifications and experience in accordance with the Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 level 3C. Generous salary packaging options available.

Applications to recruitment, Women’s Health West, 317-319 Barkly St Footscray 3011 or recruitment@whwest.org.au

Closing Date: close of business Wednesday 8 March 2017.

Position Description – Health Promotion Project Coordinator – Action for Equity


Family Violence Outreach Case Manager

1 x Permanent Part Time ongoing, 0.9 EFT

1x Permanent Part Time 1 year fixed term, 0.9 EFT

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 a social worker or related discipline to provide strengths based and client-focused case management support to women and their children experience family violence in the western metropolitan region.

Responsibilities include: provision of case management with a primary focus on family violence and risk management, intake, court support and placed based service delivery.

Selection Criteria: relevant formal qualifications; demonstrated direct service delivery experience including the provision of crisis and case management; demonstrated commitment to the provision of high quality services; feminist policy and practice, and a culture of respect, collaboration and continuous learning.

For more information please contact Cecilia, Team Leader Case Management on 03 9689 9588.

Remuneration is in accordance with the WHW Enterprise Agreement 2010, level 3b. Generous salary packaging is available.

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

Please email applications to recruitment@whwest.org.au.

Closing Date: 9am Thursday 9 March 2017.

FV Outreach Case Manager – Position Description


Family Violence Crisis Accommodation Case Manager

Permanent Part Time ongoing, 0.8 EFT

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. This position is responsible for supporting the delivery of client-focussed and strengths-based crisis and case management support to women and their children.

The primary focus of the role is to provide support to clients residing in crisis supported accommodation as a result of family violence. The role takes a case management approach, facilitating access to ongoing medium to long term housing and other required support. The role also works closely with other staff in WHW’s integrated family violence service stream to contribute to positive client outcomes and enhanced program delivery,

For more information please contact Hang, Access Manager on 03 9689 9588.

Remuneration is in accordance with the WHW Enterprise Agreement 2010, level 3b. Generous salary packaging is available.

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

Please email applications to recruitment@whwest.org.au.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 13 March 2017.

Family Violence Crisis Accomodation Case Manager – Position Description