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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 women. 

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


Tips for applicants!


Family Violence Intensive Case Manager – Outreach

The Family Violence Intensive Case Manager – Outreach is responsible for:

  • Developing safety strategies and case plans that include housing, legal, health and other assistance to support long-term safety,
  • Assessing immediate and ongoing risk of family violence to clients and work with them and other agencies to manage that risk,
  • Providing court support and place-based service delivery,
  • Working closely with external services including Victoria Police, partner agencies and community services.

The Family Violence Intensive Case Manager – Outreach reports to the Team Leader – Case Management and is located in WHW’s integrated Family Violence Services team located at Footscray. The role requires relevant tertiary qualifications in social work or related discipline, experience in direct service delivery, and good written and verbal communication skills.

This opportunity is available with full time hours (38 hours per week) until 1 July 2023. The role is classified at WHW EA 2017 Level 5, pay point dependent on experience ($82 – $86k per annum) + 9.5% superannuation.

How to apply:

Please submit an application consisting of your cv and a cover letter briefly responding to the Key Selection Criteria located in the Position Description below. Applications that do not respond to Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applications may be sent to recruitment@whwest.org.au with the subject line: “Application for Family Violence Case Manager – Outreach via WHW Website”.

Applications will open at 9.00am 23 June 2021, and close at 9.00am 23 July 2021.

Position Description: PD IFVS Case Manager Intensive Level 5 July 2018V2


Case Manager (Weekday) – Family Violence First Response

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 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

The position is available on a permanent, part-time (0.8 FTE) basis and paid at WHW EA Level 4, pay point negotiable dependent on experience (ranges from 72K to 76K per annum pro rata EFT) + 9.5% superannuation.

How to apply:

Please submit an application consisting of your cv and a cover letter briefly responding to the Key Selection Criteria located in the Position Description below. Applications that do not respond to Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applications may be sent to recruitment@whwest.org.au with the subject line: “Case Manager (Weekday) – Family Violence First Response via WHW Website”.

Applications will open at 9.00am 21 July 2021, and close at 9.00am 4 August 2021.

Position Description: PD IFVS First Response Case Manager (Weekday) Level 4 2018V1


Tips for applicants!

  • Answer each key selection criteria separately. Please note that your response doesn’t have to be too long. A few sentences (or up to 300 words) is enough.
  • Take a look at each key selection criteria and write a few sentences about why you think you are (or would be) good at the activity described.
  • Write a few more sentences to give an example of how you have demonstrated this ability in the past. You can consider skills and experiences you have gained through work, school/study or in your day-to-day life.
  • It is important to notice that the key selection criteria are asking about ability, not just experience, so even if you haven’t done exactly what is described, you can tell us why you think you would be good at that activity.
  • For the question about WHW’s values (key selection criteria 1) take a look at the explanation of our values at the top the position description. You can write what you think about all of them or decide which one you relate to the most and let us know why.
  • Add in anything about you that you think would help you to do this job well. Including any of the key professional and personal attributes we have mentioned above.
  • If you have any questions, get in touch! We would be happy to hear from you and to assist.