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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 only people that identify as female. 

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.

Benefits available to Women’s Health West employees:

  • Salary sacrificing
  • Flexible working hours
  • Cultural leave
  • 10 weeks paid maternity leave
  • Superannuation paid on maternity leave
  • Purchased leave
  • Collaborative working culture
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities

Positions vacant


 

Senior Case Manager – Risk Assessment and Management Panel (RAMP)

  • Ongoing, flexible part-time (0.9 EFT – 1 EFT) position
  • WHW EA Level 5, pay point dependent on experience
  • Salary packaging available

The Risk Assessment Management Panel (RAMP) program is a state government initiative designed to improve collaborative responses and information sharing to prevent serious threats to health, safety or welfare of women.

The senior case manager – RAMP provides short-term case management to women who have been referred to the RAMP program. The role conducts comprehensive risk assessment for women accessing Women’s Health West services and provides secondary consultation to Women’s Health West staff and external service providers and stakeholders. This role will also attend and present at RAMP meetings and liaise with external service providers including Victoria Police and partner agencies. The successful applicant will possess tertiary qualifications in social work (or related discipline), and substantial experience with direct service.

The senior case manager reports to Team Leader – RAMP / Flexible Support Packages. The role is available ongoing, on a flexible part-time to full-time basis (0.9-1 EFT). The role is paid at WHW EA Level 5 pay point negotiable (76K to 80K per annum pro rata EFT).

How to apply

All applicants must respond to the key selection criteria (located in the Position Description attached) in a brief cover letter. Applicants who do not meet the selection criteria in their application will not be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Send applications to recruitment@whwest.org.au

For further information, please contact Gracie (People and Culture Coordinator) on either recruitment@whwest.org.au or 03 9689 9588.

Applications close COB Monday, 3 February 2020.

Position description: PD IFVS Senior Case Manager Level 5 July 2018V2


Administrator – Brokerage

  • Fixed-term, part-time role (EFT 0.6)
  • WHW EA Level 3, pay point dependent on experience
  • Career development opportunity

The administrator – brokerage is a member of the team that administers Flexible Support Packages (FSP) to women and children experiencing family violence. Last financial year this team distributed $2.5 million in FSP. This is a huge, hugely rewarding role. This role demonstrates excellent organisational and interpersonal skills in a range of operational and administrative tasks. Daily responsibilities of this role include managing enquiries relevant to FSP administration, data entry, database maintenance and invoice processing.

The right candidate for this role will possess demonstrated experience in administrative support, experience in recording and monitoring data and a high degree of competence in a range of software including Microsoft Office suite.

This role is part-time (EFT 0.6) for the fixed term of 12 months. The role reports to Coordinator – Brokerage (Ellena Nicou), and is paid at WHW EA level 3, pay point dependent on experience (60K to 64K per annum).

How to apply

All applicants must respond to the key selection criteria (located in the Position Description attached) in a brief cover letter. Applicants who do not meet the selection criteria in their application will not be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Send applications to recruitment@whwest.org.au

For further information, please contact Gracie (People and Culture Coordinator) on either recruitment@whwest.org.au or 03 9689 9588.

Applications close 9am Monday, 3 February 2020.

Position description: PD IFVS Brokerage Administrator FSP Level 3 2019V1


Case Manager – Family Violence First Response (Weekdays)

  • Casual to permanent full-time position
  • WHW EA Level 4, pay point dependent on experience
  • Career development opportunity

The family violence first response (FVFR) program has been designed to ensure that a high-quality crisis response service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to women and their children across the western metropolitan region experiencing family violence. The daily responsibilities of a FVFR (Weekday) case manager include, but are not limited to:

  • Respond to and triage Victoria Police (L17) and intake referrals
  • Complete  client risk assessment and safety planning
  • Referral and liaison with internal case management and other services including police, child protection and safe steps
  • Support women attending court

Due to the current workforce requirements, we will consider applicants seeking casual to permanent full-time employment.

The role is paid at WHW EA Level 4, pay point depends on experience (ranges from 69K to 74K per annum pro rata EFT) + 9.5% superannuation and salary sacrificing.

How to apply

All applicants must respond to the key selection criteria (located in the Position Description attached) in a brief cover letter. Applicants who do not meet the selection criteria in their application will not be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Send applications to recruitment@whwest.org.au

For further information, please contact Gracie (People and Culture Coordinator) on either recruitment@whwest.org.au or 03 9689 9588.

Applications close 5pm Friday, 21 February 2020.

Position description: PD IFVS First Response Case Manager (Weekday) Level 4 2018V1Preview Changes (opens in a new tab)


Director – Integrated Family Violence Services

  • Full-time, ongoing
  • WHW EA 2017 level 8+
  • Generous salary packaging available

About the role

The Director of Integrated Family Violence Services has overall responsibility for the development, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of a range of integrated accessible and culturally appropriate family violence services for women and children. Drawing on sound leadership and high-level communication skills, this pivotal role is responsible for the development and delivery of high-quality and integrated family violence services, programs and initiatives that reflect WHW’s strategic direction and core values. The director also takes a lead role in developing strategic partnerships across the western region that work to improve family violence response strategies and in advocating for the needs of women and children who experience family violence.

The Director of Integrated Family Violence Services is a member of the executive team at Women’s Health West and reports directly to the CEO. This position is therefore expected to play a lead role in ensuring the organisation’s vision, goals and annual priorities are promoted and achieved. The position is full-time and ongoing, with a base annual salary of $110,900 plus 9.5% superannuation and personal use of a service vehicle.

About you

As a successful incumbent, you will possess both tertiary qualifications in social work (or a related discipline) and relevant post-graduate qualifications (highly regarded). You will demonstrate extensive leadership experience in the family violence service provision field, and exceptional skills in stakeholder management. You will also demonstrate ethics, integrity and excellent interpersonal skills, coupled with thorough understanding and working knowledge of the family violence sector.

How to apply

Please respond to the key selection criteria (located in the position description attached) in a brief covering letter to submit with your CV.

Send applications to recruitment@whwest.org.au

For further information, please contact Gracie (People and Culture Coordinator) on either recruitment@whwest.org.au or 03 9689 9588.

Applications close 9:00am, 14 February 2020.

Position description: PD IFVS Director Integrated Family Violence Services 230120 V2