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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 women only

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.

Positions vacant:

 


Health Promotion Project Coordinator – Action for Equity

  • Fixed term, part-time (12 months, 0.8 EFT)
  • Salary Sacrificing available

Are you dynamic, collaborative and passionate about sexual and reproductive health primary prevention and reproductive rights?

The role requires an understanding of sexual and reproductive health primary prevention and gender equity, and experience in developing collaborative relationships with women, communities and partner agencies.

The successful candidate will work with communities and partner organisations to deliver primary prevention initiatives as part of Action for Equity 2018-2022: A Sexual and Reproductive Health Strategy for Melbourne’s West, including training and community education and co-design of social marketing campaigns.

You will hold relevant tertiary qualifications in health promotion, gender studies or community development, and have experience in the successful implementation of community-based prevention projects.

The successful candidate will work to foster a culture of innovation, collaboration and respect. You will support Women’s Health West to achieve its vision of equity and justice for women in the west and our vision for reconciliation.

Please email your confidential application to recruitment@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Alyce Vella, Team Leader – Action for Equity on (03) 9689 9588.

Only applications that respond to the key selection criteria will be considered.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Thursday 23 August 2018.

Salary and conditions based on qualifications and experience in accordance with the Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2017 level 5.

Women’s Health West is an equal opportunity employer with VCAT Exemption No.H119/2017.

Position Description: Action for Equity – Project coordinator (pdf)


Family and Reproductive Rights Education Program Worker

  • Ongoing part-time (0.5 EFT)
  • Salary Sacrificing available

We seek a skilled professional to work as part of a team to deliver the Family and Reproductive Rights Education Program (FARREP).

This position is responsible for contributing to the improved sexual and reproductive health and wellbeing outcomes for women from communities that practice FGM/C, through the delivery and evaluation of programs with women and girls.

This role requires an understanding of health promotion frameworks and experience working with women and communities. You will have experience facilitating groups with community women or young people, and an understanding of the social and cultural context of FGM/C.

You will hold relevant tertiary qualifications in health promotion, gender studies or community development and have experience in the successful implementation of community-based projects.

The successful candidate will work to foster a culture of innovation, collaboration and respect. You will support Women’s Health West to achieve its vision of equity and justice for women in the west and our vision for reconciliation.

Please email your confidential application to recruitment@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Alyce Vella, Team Leader – Action for Equity on (03) 9689 9588.

Only applications that respond to the key selection criteria will be considered.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Thursday, 16 August 2018.

Salary and conditions based on qualifications and experience in accordance with the Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2017 level 4.

Women’s Health West is an equal opportunity employer with VCAT Exemption No.H119/2017.

Position Description: FARREP Worker (pdf)


Specialist Family Violence Advisor – Alcohol and Other Drugs

  • .Fixed term full time (until June 2019)
  • $78,798pa + 9.5% Superannuation
  • Salary Sacrifice available

Women’s Health West focuses on supporting women and their children to lead safe and healthy lives. We do this through two main complementary programs, health promotion program plans and integrated family violence services.

Due to the Victorian governments response to the Royal Commission into Family Violence the organisation has had the opportunity to establish specialist family violence advisor role in alcohol and other drugs (AOD).

The Specialist Family Violence Advisor – Alcohol and Other Drugs position is integral in providing expertise and support for workers in the AOD sector to enhance earlier identification and response to family violence within AOD services. Also to build the capacity of family violence services to adequately identify and respond to AOD issues, and establish integrated referral pathways across and between family violence and AOD agencies.

This role is positioned within a proactive family violence team and reports directly to the Director – Integrated Family Violence Services.

The successful candidate will work within and foster a culture of innovation, collaboration and respect, working with the integrated family violence services stream to achieve WHW’s vision of equity and justice for women in the west.

Salary and conditions based on qualifications and experience in accordance with the Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2017 Level 6.

Please email your confidential application to recruitment@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Patrizia Favorito, Director – Integrated Family Violence Services on 03 9689 9588.

Only applications that respond to the key selection criteria within the position description will be considered.

Applications close COB 24 August 2018.

Women’s Health West is an equal opportunity employer with VCAT Exemption Nto.H119/2017.

Position Description: IFVS Specialist Family Violence Advisor (pdf)


Learning and Development Coordinator

  • Fixed Term 12 months
  • Part Time (0.8 EFT)
  • Flexible workplace
  • Salary Sacrifice available

Due to organisation growth and a strong commitment to employee development, Women’s Health West is seeking to appoint an experienced learning and development coordinator.

The learning and development coordinator is a newly created position that offers the successful incumbent a greenfield opportunity. To support the function and responsibilities of the learning and development coordinator position the organisation has completed a capability framework and is assessing learning and development management systems (HRIS).

The learning and development coordinator in conjunction with the people and culture manager will be required to build, promote and maintain a strong learning culture by developing and delivering against a learning development strategic and operational plan.

The role also has a strong operational requirement, the learning and development coordinator will be responsible for liaising with staff, sourcing providers, organising training sessions, venues and catering, recording staff training and report on outcomes.

The role will require the successful applicant to have previous experience in a similar role, be able to work closely with internal and external providers and stakeholders to ensure organisational strategic and operational learning and developments objectives are being met.

The successful candidate will work within and foster a culture of innovation, collaboration and respect, working with the integrated family violence services stream to achieve WHW’s vision of equity and justice for women in the west.

Salary and conditions based on qualifications and experience in accordance with the Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2017 Level 5.

Please email your confidential application to recruitment@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Tricia Wild, Senior Advisor People and Culture on 03 9689 9588.

Only applications that respond to the key selection criteria will be considered.

Applications close COB 31 August 2018.

Women’s Health West is an equal opportunity employer with VCAT Exemption Nto.H119/2017.

Position Description: PD BOPs Learning and Development Coordinator Level 5 2018v1 (pdf)


Financial Controller

  • Fixed term (full time) 12 months
  • Flexible workplace
  • Salary Sacrifice available

Women’s Health West is seeking to appoint an experienced financial controller to join a dedicated finance team.

The financial controller is responsible for working with the manager finance in providing effective financial management to the organisation as well as assisting with managing financial risks and ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory bodies.

In carrying out the duties of this position, the finance controller is expected to develop and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with a range of external interests including suppliers, funding agencies, statutory and regulatory bodies.

The position is also responsible for providing operational support to a small team of finance officers and for providing leadership to ensure collaboration and integration across and between WHW programs to contribute to the development and achievement of team and organisation goals.

The successful candidate will work within and foster a culture of innovation, collaboration and respect, working with the integrated family violence services stream to achieve WHW’s vision of equity and justice for women in the west.

Salary and conditions based on qualifications and experience in accordance with the Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2017 Level 6.

Please email your confidential application to recruitment@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Meriem Idris, Manager Finance on 03 9689 9588.

Only applications that respond to the key selection criteria will be considered.

Applications close COB 31 August 2018.

Women’s Health West is an equal opportunity employer with VCAT Exemption Nto.H119/2017.

Position Description:  PD BOPs Financial Controller Level 6 August 2018V1 (pdf)