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Women’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 H119/2017 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.

Positions vacant:


Family Violence Intensive Case Manager

  • Ongoing, 0.9 EFT
  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 Level 3c
  • Base Salary $69,852 pro rata
  • Generous salary packaging

WHW has a team of case managers who work with women and children who are either experiencing an immediate family violence crisis or whose safety is at risk as a result of family violence.

WHW case managers work with women to develop safety strategies and case plans that include housing, legal, health and other assistance to support their long-term safety.

The intensive case manager disability reports to a case management team leader.

The intensive case manager disability is responsible for providing client-focused intensive case management support to women with a disability and/or multiple and complex needs experiencing family violence in the western metropolitan region.

If you want to be part of a growing organisation and are an experienced family violence practitioner interested in leading the implementation of this new program this could be your next role.

The successful candidate will work within and foster a culture of innovation, collaboration and respect, working with the integrated family violence services stream to achieve WHW’s vision of equity and justice for women in the west.

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.

Please email your confidential application to HR, triciaw@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Tess La Fontaine, Manager Counselling and Case Management on 03 9689 9588.

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

The closing date for applications is 9am Monday 16 April 2018

Position Description: Family Violence Intensive Case Manager (pdf)


Family Violence Case Manager – Outreach

  • Part Time Permanent 0.9EFT
  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 Level 3b
  • Base Salary $61,315 pro rata
  • Generous salary packaging

WHW has a dedicated team of outreach case managers who work with women and children who are either experiencing an immediate family violence crisis or whose safety is at risk as a result of family violence.

The role of the Family Violence Case Manager – Outreach is to work with women and children within  the western metropolitan region to develop safety strategies and case plans that include housing, legal, health and other assistance to support their long-term safety via a strength based and client-focused case application.

The role will also require the successful applicant to work closely with internal and external providers and stakeholders to ensure client needs are being met.

If you want to be part of a growing organisation and are an experienced family violence practitioner, then this could be your next role.

The successful candidate will work within and foster a culture of innovation, collaboration and respect, working with the integrated family violence services stream to achieve WHW’s vision of equity and justice for women in the west.

Salary and conditions based on qualifications and experience in accordance with the Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 level 3b.

Please email your confidential application to HR, triciaw@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Tess La Fontaine, Manager Counselling and Case Management on 03 9689 9588.

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

The closing date for applications is 5 pm Wednesday 18 April 2018

Position Description: PD – FV Outreach Case Manager (pdf)


Team Leader – Evaluation and Policy

  • 0.8EFT – 12 month fixed term position
  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 Level 4
  • Base Salary $76,135.00 pro rata
  • Generous salary packaging

The Team Leader – Evaluation and Policy is a newly created position that is responsible for providing leadership, management and coordination of a range of initiatives that contribute to evaluation and policy.

The role leads the Strategy, Advocacy and Community Engagement (SACE) stream’s gender equity collective impact and shared measurement evaluation project, including evaluation activities undertaken in the two regional partnerships that Women’s Health West leads.

As a team leader in the health promotion program, this position contributes to the formulation of public policy responses relevant to Women Health West’s strategic priorities, and builds the capacity of staff to use conceptual frameworks and translate evaluation theory and research into evidence-based tools and approaches.

The successful candidate will work within and foster a culture of innovation, collaboration and respect, working with the integrated Strategy, Advocacy and Community Engagement services stream to achieve WHW’s vision of equity and justice for women in the west.

Salary and conditions based on qualifications and experience in accordance with the Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 level 4.

Please email your confidential application to HR, triciaw@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Elly Taylor, Director – Strategy, Advocacy & Community Engagement on 03 9689 9588.

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

Position Description: Team Leader – Evaluation and Policy (pdf)


Family Violence Case Manager – Supported Housing

  • 9 EFT 12 Month Fixed Term (possibility to extension)
  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 Level 3b
  • Base Salary $61,315 pro rata
  • Generous salary packaging

WHW supports women and their children escaping family violence in the western metropolitan region by providing access to a range of short to medium-term housing services including refuges, crisis accommodation properties and transitional housing. WHW also supports women and their children to find affordable, safe and longer-term housing options. The Case Manager – Support Housing is part of the client and residency management (CARM) team at WHW and reports to the CARM team leader. This position is accountable for the delivery of client-focused case management support to women and children experiencing housing instability as a result of family violence.

The successful incumbent will be required to work closely with clients, client case managers, WHW’s integrated family violence service and a range of external services, particularly housing services. With the objective to deliver and enhance referral pathways and access to stable housing for women and children impacted by family violence and homelessness.

The successful candidate will work within and foster a culture of innovation, collaboration and respect, working with the integrated family violence services stream to achieve WHW’s vision of equity and justice for women in the west.

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

Position description available at: http://whwest.org.au/about-us/work/

Please email your confidential application to  HR, triciaw@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Hang Pham, Manager Access on 03 9689 9588.

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

Women’s Health West is a child safe organisation and employment is subject to the satisfactory completion of a national Police Record Check and a Working with Children Check.

The closing date for applications is 5 pm Tuesday 1st May 2018

Position Description: Family Violence Case Manager – Supported Housing (pdf)