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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 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.


Crisis Case Manager

  • 2 year Fixed Term Contract
  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 Level 3b
  • Base Salary $59,517 pro rata
  • Generous salary packaging

The crisis response program at WHW is a critical component of our integrated family violence services. The program operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week providing crisis intervention and interim support to women and their children in the western metropolitan region who are in crisis due to family violence. The crisis case manager reports to the team leader and/or manager crisis response and is responsible for providing high quality and timely crisis interventions to women and their accompanying children experiencing family violence across the western metropolitan region.

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.

Please email your confidential application to recruitment@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone either Megan Perry, Manager Crisis Response on 03 9689 9588.

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

The closing date for applications is 9am Tuesday 26 September 2017.

Position Description (PDF): WHW_PC_PD_Crisis Case Manager_Fixed


Family Violence Outreach Case Manager

  • 0.9 EFT Ongoing
  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 Level 3b
  • Base Salary $59,517 pro rata
  • Generous salary packaging

The family violence outreach case manager reports to the case management team leader and is responsible for providing strengths based and client-focused case management support to women experiencing family violence in the western metropolitan region. A primary focus of the position is family violence risk assessment and risk management. This includes core functions of intake, case management, court support and place based service delivery.

Please email your confidential application to recruitment@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Cecilia Saravia Team Leader – 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 Wednesday 27 September 2017

Position Description (PDF): FV Outreach Case Manager


Intensive Case Manager

  • 18 month Fixed Term Contract
  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 Level 3b
  • Base Salary $67,697 pro rata
  • Generous salary packaging

The intensive case manager reports to a case management team leader and is responsible for providing strengths based and client-focused intensive case management support to women with a multiple and complex needs experiencing family violence in the western metropolitan region. This position delivers complex case management to assist women and their children to break the cycle of violence through multiple and intensive support options and to support women achieve sustainable and safe outcomes. They work closely with WHW’s integrated family violence stream staff and provide advice and secondary consultation regarding access, engagement and best practice in supporting women with multiple and complex needs.

Please email your confidential application to recruitment@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Susan George, Team Leader  – 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 Wednesday 27 September 2017

Position Description (PDF): Intensive Case Manager


Intensive Family Coordinator – Keeping Safe Together

  • New and innovative service model
  • Multiple roles, 12 month Fixed Term Contract
  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 Level 4
  • Base Salary $73,646.00
  • Generous salary packaging

There are currently 4 newly created positions available. The intensive family coordinator Keeping Safe Together positions report to the project manager Keeping Safe Together. Drawing on sound family therapeutic and case management coordination skills these new and exciting positions are responsible for the provision of trauma-informed therapeutic case management, within an innovative therapeutic demonstration project funded by the Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with LifeWorks, Mackillop Family Services, Catholic Care, cohealth, Good Shepherd and the Bouverie Centre. The positions also support and work collaboratively with a number of intensive practitioner positions and are responsible for planning and implementing ‘whole-of-family’ case management and therapeutic interventions with families who have experienced family violence using a collaborative team based approach.

Please email your confidential application to recruitment@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Sophie Mast, Project Manager – Keeping Safe Together on 03 9689 9588.

Only applications that respond to the key selection criteria will be considered. Applications wishing to apply for the position via a 12 month secondment (to be negotiated with current employer) are also encouraged to apply. previous applicants need not apply

The closing date for applications is 9am Wednesday 27 September 2017
Position Description (PDF): Intensive Family Coordinator Keeping Safe Together


Intensive Women’s Practitioner – Keeping Safe Together

  • New and innovative service model
  • Full Time, 12 month Fixed Term Contract
  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 Level 3c
  • Base Salary $67,697.00
  • Generous salary packaging

The intensive women’s practitioner Keeping Safe Together reports to the project manager Keeping Safe Together. Drawing on sound therapeutic and case management skills this exciting new position is responsible for the provision of trauma-informed therapeutic case management support to women within an innovative therapeutic demonstration project funded by the Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with LifeWorks, Mackillop Family Services, Catholic Care, cohealth, Good Shepherd and the Bouverie Centre. The position also works collaboratively alongside a number of other practitioner positions working towards the achievement of family goals and is responsible for implementing case management and therapeutic interventions with women who have experienced family violence using a collaborative team based approach. The position is expected to contribute to the development of a successful new ‘whole-of-family’ trauma-informed family violence program.

Please email your confidential application to recruitment@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Sophie Mast, Project Manager – Keeping Safe Together on 03 9689 9588.

Only applications that respond to the key selection criteria will be considered. Applications wishing to apply for the position via a 12 month secondment (to be negotiated with current employer) are also encouraged to apply. previous applicants need not apply

The closing date for applications is 9am Wednesday 27 September 2017

Position Description (PDF): Keeping Safe Together Intensive Women’s Practitioner


Quality Coordinator

  • 12 months and Fixed Term
  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 Level 3c
  • Base Salary $67,697 per annum
  • Generous salary packaging

This is a newly created position to assist the Team Leader, Quality and Administration. The quality and administration coordinator plays a pivotal role coordinating quality management to maintain conformance with applicable standards across WHW. The coordinator is responsible for contributing to the development and improvement of WHW quality, risk and compliance systems, supporting organisational capability and performance through continuous improvement initiatives and ensuring WHW accreditation requirements across multiple programs to maintain certification.

Please email your confidential resume to recruitment@whwest.org.au  or telephone Chanel, Team Leader Administration & Quality on 03 9689 9588 for further information.

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

The closing date for applications is 9am Monday 2 October 2017

Position Description (PDF): WHW_Quality Coordinator


Specialist Family Violence Advisor – Mental Health

  • New position
  • 12 month Fixed Term Contract
  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 Level 4
  • Base Salary $73,646.00
  • Generous salary packaging

The Victorian government has funded a 12-month capacity-building pilot program in response to recommendations 98 and 99 of the Royal Commission into Family Violence. This results in the establishment of specialist family violence advisor (SFVA) roles in mental health and alcohol and other drugs (AOD) in each region across the state, to encourage through shared casework models and strengthen cross-sector collaboration between mental health and family violence services.

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

Please email your confidential application to recruitment@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Patrizia Favorito, Director Integrated Family Violence Services on 03 9689 9588.

Only applications that respond to the key selection criteria will be considered. Applications wishing to apply for the position via a 12 month secondment (to be negotiated with current employer) are also encouraged to apply.

The closing date for applications is 9am Thursday 12 October 2017

Position Description (PDF): WHW_PC_PD_Specialist Family Violence Advisor Mental Health_Fixed


Specialist Family Violence Advisor – Alcohol and Other Drugs

  • New position
  • 12 month Fixed Term Contract
  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 Level 4
  • Base Salary $73,646.00
  • Generous salary packaging

The Victorian government has funded a 12-month capacity-building pilot program in response to recommendations 98 and 99 of the Royal Commission into Family Violence. This results in the establishment of specialist family violence advisor (SFVA) roles in mental health and alcohol and other drugs (AOD) in each region across the state, to encourage shared casework models and strengthen cross-sector collaboration between AOD and family violence services.

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

Please email your confidential application to recruitment@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Patrizia Favorito, Director Integrated Family Violence Services on 03 9689 9588.

Only applications that respond to the key selection criteria will be considered. Applications wishing to apply for the position via a 12 month secondment (to be negotiated with current employer) are also encouraged to apply.

The closing date for applications is 9am Thursday 12 October 2017

Position Description (PDF): WHW_PC_PD_Specialist Family Violence Advisor AoD_Fixed