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PD IFVS Family Violence First Response Case Manager Weekday Level 4 2021V2This page sets out employment opportunites, as well as other opportunities at Women’s Health West.

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!


People and Culture Business Partner (Generalist and Employee Life Cycle)

Our People and Culture team is welcoming applications from strong people and culture generalists to join our supportive and collaborative team.

The People and Culture Business Partner reports to the Manager – People and Culture, and is part of the People and Culture team supporting the organisation in delivering it’s strategic and operational objectives, goals and targets via the application of human resource strategic and operational best practices.

The role covers all human resource generalist practices and is required to deliver the organisational people and culture services, specialising in the following core responsibilities:

  • General people and culture service delivery across ER, IR, EEO and OH&S
  • Employee lifecycle (recruitment, onboarding, offboarding and exit management)
  • Attraction, talent management (including visa and graduate management) and workforce capability
  • Payroll support, and employment hero data management and reporting

The role is available on a permanent, part-time (0.8 FTE) basis and is paid at WHW EA level 6, pay point negotiable based on experience (ranges from 92K to 96K per annum pro rata EFT) + 10% superannuation.

How to apply:

Please respond to the Key Selection Criteria (located in the Position Description linked below) in a brief cover letter to submit with your application. Applications that do not respond to the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Position Description: PD BOPS PC People and Culture Business Partner Level6 V12021

For further details, please contact Tricia Wild (Manager – People and Culture) at triciaw@whwest.org.au or Loni Wilson (Advisor – People and Culture) at loniw@whwest.org.au.

Applications will open at 5.00pm 6 October 2021 and close 5.00pm 3 November 2021.


People and Culture Business Partner (Generalist, OH&S and Employee Relations)

Our People and Culture team is welcoming applications from strong people and culture generalists to join our supportive and collaborative team.

The People and Culture Business Partner reports to the Manager – People and Culture, and is part of the People and Culture team supporting the organisation in delivering it’s strategic and operational objectives, goals and targets via the application of human resource strategic and operational best practices.

The role covers all human resource generalist practices and is required to deliver the organisational people and culture services, specialising in the following core responsibilities:

  • General people and culture service delivery across ER, IR, EEO and OH&S
  • Drive, implement and coordinate the organisation OHS framework and related obligations and administration. Manage OHS incident investigations.
  • Manage and coordinate injury and incident management process and practices and RTW compliance and duties.
  • Manage and coordinate staff grievances, complaints, and investigations (with P&C manager support)
  • Manage position scope policies and procedures, related administration, and adhoc P&C tasks.

The role is available on a 24-month, fixed-term part-time (0.8 FTE) basis and is paid at WHW EA level 6, pay point negotiable based on experience (ranges from 92K to 96K per annum pro rata EFT) + 10% superannuation.

How to apply:

Please respond to the Key Selection Criteria (located in the Position Description linked below) in a brief cover letter to submit with your application. Applications that do not respond to the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Position Description: PD BOPS PC People and Culture Business Partner B3Level6 V12021

For further details, please contact Tricia Wild (Manager – People and Culture) at triciaw@whwest.org.au or Loni Wilson (Advisor – People and Culture) at loniw@whwest.org.au.

Applications will open at 5.00pm 14 October 2021, and close 5.00pm 11 November 2021.


Family Violence First Response Case Manager (Weekday)

Our Family Violence First Response (FVFR) program is currently recruiting for a case manager to join a team of 24 supportive and collaborative team members.

The program has been designed to ensure that a high-quality crisis response service is available 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
  • In collaboration with victim survivors, assess support needs and undertake case management referrals
  • Referral and liaison with services including police, child protection and safe steps

The position is available on a permanent, part-time (0.9 FTE) basis and paid at WHW EA Level 4, pay point negotiable dependent on experience (ranges from 74K to 79K per annum pro rata EFT) + 10% 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: “Family Violence First Response Case Manager via WHW Website”.

Applications will open at 5.00pm 7 October 2021, and close at 5.00pm 4 November 2021.

Position Description: PD IFVS Family Violence First Response Case Manager Weekday Level 4 2021V2


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.