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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!


 

Team Leader – (Weekday) Family Violence First Response

The Team Leader – Family Violence First Response (FVFR) is responsible for providing leadership to the FVFR team. The team leader supports management and coordination of the delivery of the program, ensuring high-quality, client-focused and trauma-informed services. These services include responses to referrals from police, via drop ins from clients or phone and ensuring appropriate court support. The team leader provides guidance, support, and supervision to the FVFR case managers to develop their skills and knowledge. As a team leader, the role is responsible for ensuring the program meets DHHS requirements and maintaining collaborative relationships with community partners.

This role requires:

  • Tertiary qualifications in social work or a related discipline
  • Leadership experience in the area of family violence service provision
  • Demonstrated understanding of legislation, theory, and practice as it relates to the provision of family violence services

The role is paid at WHW EA 2017 Level 6 pay point negotiable (90K to 94K per annum pro rata EFT). The role is available in a part-time capacity (0.9 FTE) for the fixed term of 12 months.

How to apply:

Please respond to the Key Selection Criteria (located in the Position Description below) in a brief cover letter to submit with your application. Applications should consist of your CV and this cover letter. Applicants that do not respond to the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applications may be sent to recruitment@whwest.org.au using the subject line: Administrative Support Worker – Business Operations application via WHW Website

Applications close 5pm Wednesday, 10 March 2021.

For further information, please contact Gracie (Advisor – People & Culture) on either recruitment@whwest.org.au or 03 9689 9588 ext. 303.

Position Description: PD IFVS Team Leader – Family Violence First Response Level 6 Dec 2018V1


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

This position are available on a fixed term basis for 12 months. The position is be part time, EFT 0.9 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 and salary sacrificing.

How to apply:

Please respond to the Key Selection Criteria (located in the Position Description below) in a brief cover letter to submit with your application. Applications should consist of your CV and this cover letter. Applicants that do not respond to the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applications may be sent to recruitment@whwest.org.au using the subject line: Administrative Support Worker – Business Operations application via WHW Website

Applications close 5pm Wednesday, 10 March 2021.

For further information, please contact Gracie (Advisor – People & Culture) on either recruitment@whwest.org.au or 03 9689 9588 ext. 303.

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.