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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:


Case Manager – A Place To Call Home/Supported Housing.

  • Fixed Term Part Time (12 months, 0.8EFT)
  • Base Salary $49,0522+ 9.5% Superannuation
  • Salary Sacrifice

Women’s Health West supports women and their children escaping family violence in the western metropolitan region by providing access to a range of short to medium term housing services.

This includes a refuge, crisis accommodation properties and transitional housing. Women’s Health West also supports women and their children to access affordable, safe and longer-term housing options through the A Place To Call Home (APTCH) program.

The Case Manager – A Place To Call Home/Supported Housing is responsible for supporting the delivery of client-focused case management support to women and children experiencing housing instability as a result of family violence.

The role will also require the successful applicant to work closely with internal and external providers and stakeholders to ensure client needs are being met.

If you want to be part of a growing organisation and are an experienced family violence practitioner, then this could be your next role.

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 2010 level 3b.

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

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

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

Position Description: Case Manager – APTCH (pdf)


Principal Strategic Advisor – Western Integrated Family Violence Committee.

  • Full time position
  • Base Salary $$85,225 plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Fully maintained vehicle
  • Salary Sacrifice

Are you strategic, collaborative and passionate about working in partnership with others to achieve cross-sectoral system reform? Do you have high level leadership skills that can contribute to the development of a strong and collaborative culture within the family violence sector?

The newly created position of Principal Strategic Advisor leads the Western Integrated Family Violence Committee (WIFVC), a collaborative structure funded by Department of Health and Human Services.

The WIFVC supports the strategic integration of family violence response services in Melbourne’s western region. The role reports to the WIFVC’s independent chair, Sandie de Wolf, and supports the governance group and wider membership. Members of the governance group include:

  • Robyn Gregory, (Women’s Health West)
  • Janelle Cribb (Manager Western Connections, Western Melbourne DHHS)
  • Mary D’Elia  (MacKillop Family Services)
  • Natasha Sorbello  (Elizabeth Morgan House)
  • Joan Eddy  (Djerriwarrh Health)
  • Robyn McIvor  (West CASA)
  • Gwen Rogers  (VACCA)
  • Michal Morris  (In Touch)

Within the context of significant government investment and reform, the successful applicant requires highly developed system analysis and advisory capabilities, to support and influence strategic integration initiatives and activities that align with the WIFVC priorities, as set out in their action plan.

Base salary of $85,225 plus 9.5% superannuation and personal use of a service vehicle (equivalent to level 7 under the SCHADS award). Generous salary packaging options available. This position has been independently classified.

For further information, please contact Women’s Health West’s Chief Executive Officer on 9689 9588.

To apply for this position, please send your written application responding to the four key selection criteria marked ‘Confidential’ to recruitment@whwest.org.au, selection criteria are attached within the PD below. Please include three nominated referees, including your most recent line manager.

To apply, send your application to:

Women’s Health West
317-319 Barkly Street
FOOTSCRAY VIC 3011

Or email recruitment@whwest.org.au.

Applicants are asked to submit their CV at their earliest convenience.

Position Description: WIFVC Principal Strategic Advisor (pdf)


People and Culture Manager

Women’s Health West (WHW) is a not for profit organisation that delivers family violence services, health promotions to women across the western metropolitan region of Melbourne, as well as works within research and development. Due to demand in services, WHW has grown over the past two years and currently employs over 100 dedicated staff within our Footscray location and satellites across the western suburbs. Due to this growth and forecasted future growth, WHW is looking for an experience People and Culture Manager to join the People and Culture Team.

The People and Culture function within WHW is transforming its capabilities and responsibilities to strategic and operational people and culture business partner services. The People and Culture Manager’s role will require leadership in developing workforce capabilities to meet organisation strategic goals, as well as manage day to day operational requirements. Develop and implement projects across OHS, ER, IR. Payroll and policies and processes. The role will require a generalist that has a full understanding of HR legislation, policies and processes. This role also interacts with payroll and needs to an advocate for innovation and change. This role supervises and mentors a People and Culture Coordinator.

All applicants must meet the above selection criteria in a cover letter, applicants that don’t meet the selection criteria in their application will not be considered. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Salary is in accordance with the Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2010 level 5 PP1, salary $85,225.00 + 9.5% superannuation guarantee and salary sacrificing.

Applications to Recruitment, Women’s Health West, 317-319 Barkly St Footscray 3011 or recruitment@whwest.org.au.

Applications close COB 6th August 2018

Women’s Health West is an equal opportunity employer with VCAT Exemption No. A128/2012

Position Description: People and Culture Manager Position Description (pdf)