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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.

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:


Family Violence Case Manager – Outreach

  • Part Time Permanent 0.9EFT
  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2017 Level 4
  • Base Salary $63,465 pro rata
  • Generous salary packaging

WHW has a dedicated team of outreach case managers who work with women and children who are either experiencing an immediate family violence crisis or whose safety is at risk as a result of family violence.

The role of the Family Violence Case Manager – Outreach is to work with women and children within  the western metropolitan region to develop safety strategies and case plans that include housing, legal, health and other assistance to support their long-term safety via a strength based and client-focused case application.

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 2017 level 4.

Please email your confidential application to recruitment@whwest.org.au  or for further information please phone Heeral Sanghvi – Team Leader, Case Management on 03 9689 9588.

Only applications that respond to the key selection criteria (available in PD link below) will be considered.

The closing date for applications is 5 pm Friday, 19th  October 2018.

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

Position Description : PD IFVS Case Manager Outreach Level 4 July 2018V2 (pdf)


Children’s Counsellor and Group Facilitator

  • 12 months Fixed Term position, Part Time (0.8 EFT)
  • Women’s Health West Enterprise Agreement 2017 Level 5
  • Generous salary packaging
  • Flexible working arrangements

The counselling program at WHW provides individual counselling and therapeutic group work to children and young people in the western metropolitan region to help them recover from family violence. Due to staff movement the Counselling team has a part time Children’s Counsellor and Group Facilitator position available for 12 months.

The role reports to the counselling team leader and is responsible for providing trauma-informed and developmentally-appropriate counselling interventions to children who have been impacted by family violence. The children’s counsellor is expected to contribute to the development and achievement of team and organisation goals, and to actively promote the development of a positive organisational and workplace culture in line with the principles of the organisation and the expectations of WHW’s strategic plan.

The successful candidate will work within and foster a culture of innovation, collaboration and respect, working with the Integrated Family Violence Service 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 Tess La Fontaine, Manager – Counselling and Management on 03 9689 9588.

Only applications that respond to the key selection criteria (available in PD link below) will be considered.

The closing date for applications is 5 pm Wednesday 24 October 2018

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

Position Description : PD IFVS Children’s Counsellor and Group Facilitator Level 5 July 2018V2 (pdf)