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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.


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 23 October 2017

Position Description (PDF): Quality Coordinator – Fixed term


Family Violence Intake Case Manager

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

The intake service at WHW is the first point of contact for women and their children facing a family violence crisis in the western metropolitan region. The intake service responds to enquiries from women who contact WHW by telephone, email or face-to-face (drop in and appointments) and accepts referrals from other service providers in the region. Intake processes include information provision, risk assessment, safety planning and the development of client-centered interim response plans. The intake case manager reports to the access manager and works in close collaboration with the senior intake coordinator and other members of the IFVS intake team.

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 Hang Pham, Manager Access on 03 9689 9588.

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

The closing date for applications is 9am Wednesday 25 October 2017

Position Description (PDF): Case Manager Intake_- Fixed term


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 on 03 9689 9588.

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

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

The closing date for applications is 9am Thursday 26 October 2017

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


Family Violence Case Manager – Outreach

  • Multiple roles, fixed and ongoing
  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 Level 3b
  • Base Salary $59,517 pro rata
  • Generous salary packaging

WHW has a 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. 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 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 and their children experiencing family violence in the western metropolitan region.

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 Thursday 26 October 2017

Position Descriptions:
Family Violence Case Manager PD – Ongoing (pdf)

Family Violence Case Manager – Fixed term (pdf)


Crisis Case Manager

  • Multiple roles, fixed term 0.9 EFT – business hours
  • 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.

Please email your confidential application to recruitment@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone 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 Monday 30 October 2017

Position Description (PDF): Crisis Case Manager -_Fixed term


Case Manager – A place to Call Home / Supported Housing

  • Newly created position
  • 12 month Fixed Term Contract, 0.8 EFT
  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 Level 3b
  • Base Salary $59,517 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 access affordable, safe and longer-term housing options through the APTCH program. The APTCH program aims to reduce the traumatic impact of family violence on women and their children by providing access to stable accommodation through the transferal of transitional housing into public housing. This eliminates the need for families to relocate and provides opportunities to strengthen links with local communities and support services.

Please email your confidential application to recruitment@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.

The closing date for applications is 9am Tuesday 31 October 2017

Position Description (PDF): Case Manager APTCH – Fixed term