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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


Organisation Culture Change Lead

  • New role!
  • 2- year fixed term, flexible hours (0.8 – 1 EFT)
  • Salary packaging available

The role is 2-year fixed term full time position, we will consider four days a week as we are a flexible, family friendly employer. This position will work closely with the people and culture manager and team to develop and roll out a culture improvement plan that supports the newly developed organisation values and culture informs (anti-oppressive framework, RAP, Rainbow Tick and trauma informed practice).

The key priorities of the role will be to develop and implement the culture improvement plan, consolidate the priorities and compatibility of the culture informers, drive the organisation values across practices, support evaluation of culture practices, coordinate training and development across culture improvement initiatives and develop key measures.

A day in the role will require robust conversation, staff consultation and spit balling and applying ideas to improve culture. Challenge pre-existing ideas ‘that’s the way we do it’ and apply changes that meet organisation values and improve workforce culture. Mentor and coach leadership in organisation values and leadership behaviours to drive a values-based organisation. Update people and culture processes and practices to reflect the values and an anti-oppressive workplace.

How to apply:

To be successful in the role you will need to have an understanding or strong interest in workforce psychology, believe in values and be a strong advocate for a values-based workforce. Understand feminism, anti-oppressive practices, trauma informed work practices, decolonisation and anti-patriarchal practices.  A drive to challenge the status quo and apply changes that challenge power constructs, not afraid to speak up and make the changes required to increase employee engagement and strengthen WHW employer brand.

Selection criteria:

  1. Tertiary qualifications in HR or Psychology, or three years’ experience in a HR role within culture development
  2. Have a strong understanding of values-based leadership and values-based cultures
  3. Understand anti-oppressive theories and able to apply to practices
  4. Well-developed consultation and collaboration work practices
  5. Able to coach and mentor leadership across change
  6. Well developed written and verbal communication skills

To be considered for the role, all applications need to address the selection criteria above and how the organisation values relate to them in their work:

Connection, Freedom, Resistance, Love and Creativity

Applications to be emailed to the people and culture manager (recruitment@whwest.org.au). Advertisement will expire when the right candidate is sourced, please apply ASAP.

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