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Position vacant

Family Violence Crisis Accommodation Worker

30.4 hrs per wk (Ongoing Position)

This position is located within an innovative and dynamic team providing integrated family violence services to women and children in the western metropolitan region.

We are looking for a qualified social worker who work from a client centred, strength based approach, have some experience working with women and children in crisis and who have been traumatised and a commitment to the mission and values of Women’s Health West.

Recent qualified social work graduates are encouraged to apply.

Position description: Family Violence Crisis Worker

For more information contact us on 9689 9588

VCAT Exemption No. A128/2012

Closing Date: Friday 9 Aug 2013

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Hawwan Oromoo akkataa maallaqaa Australia akka hubataniif

Akkataa maallaqa Australia hubachuuf gara gartuu Kaayyoo kottu waliin dubbannaa

Eessa: 12 Holland Court, Flemington

Yoom: Roobii Waxabajjii 12, san booda ammas Roobii, Ramadaan booda, torban shaniif (Adolessa (August) 21, Birraa (September) 4, Birraa (September) 18, Onkololessa (October) 16 fi Onkololessa (October) 30)

Sa’aa: 10gn (am) hamma 1wb (pm)


Laaqannii fi dhugaatii lallaafaan ni jira.

Afaan Oromoo kan deebisan/hiikan akkasumas daa’ima kan eegan naannoo irraa ni qopheessaman.

Mata-dureen irratti mariyatuuf karoorsanne hangi takka akka armaan gadii kana:

  • Akkataa baankiin Australia itti dalagu hubachuu, kunis maallaqaa, sobbooqaa (interest) fi durs-idaa (credit card)
  • Jireessi (bills) hubachuu, qusii fi baasii jireessii sirnaan karoorsachuu
  • Kard-hirpheessa (concession card) fi gati-hir’isa akkamii akka argattu
  • Warreen gurgurtaaf ulaa irra deemaniis tahe bilbila dhawan akka itti if irraa to’attu
  • Man-jireenya ummataa (Public Housing), Centrelink fi mirga ati qabdu
  • Wilii seenuun (contract) maali? Mallattoon kee seeraan aboo akkamii akka qabu hubachuu
  • Adabbii maallaqaa akkamiin akka furattu

Gaaffii yoo qabaatte, ykn dhufuu kee nu hubachiisuuf bilbila: Karima 0431 456 831 ykn Shifrah – Women’s Health West – bilbila: 9689 9588 dhawi.

Local group raise more than $1200 for Women’s Health West

Shoulder to shoulder with boas and bling, 134 women supported Women’s Health West at the Great Gatsby fundraiser on Sunday 2 June at the Sun theatre in Yarraville!

Local women Michelle Masterson and Sarah Strybosch are the brains behind Women of the West and organised the evening to raise money for women and children escaping family violence.

We sincerely thank the WOW women and all of the wonderful women who attended.


L-R Dr Robyn Gregory, Women’s Health West CEO; Michelle Masterson and Sarah Strybosch, Women of the West; Claire Culley, Women’s Health West board director

Job vacancy: FARREP Community Worker

19 hours per week – 12 month contract (maternity leave)

We seek a skilled professional to work as part of a small team to deliver the Family and Reproductive Rights Education Program (FARREP).

The worker will be responsible for improving the sexual and reproductive health and wellbeing of women from communities who practice female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) and work with communities to prevent the practice.

We seek a woman who has experience facilitating groups with community women and an understanding of the social and cultural context of FGM/C.

Remuneration in accordance with the WHW Enterprise Agreement 2010, based on qualifications and experience. Salary packaging is available.

Position description available here

Only applications that address the key selection criteria will be considered.

For further information ring 9689 9588

Closing date: Friday 21 June 2013