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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

  • Ongoing, part-time to full-time (flexible EFT 0.6 to EFT 1)
  • Women’s Health West EA 2017 Level 4, pay point negotiable
  • Generous salary packaging

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 successful applicant will be required to exercise the following practices:

  • Provide short and medium-term case management support to women and their children experiencing family violence in accordance with WHW policies and procedures.
  • Participate in effective delivery of family violence outreach case management services by undertaking and completing administration, reporting and data collection
  • Work closely with internal and external providers and stakeholders to ensure client needs are being met.
  • 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.

For further information, please contact WHW’s Manager Counselling and Case Management – Tess La Fontaine on 9689 9588.

All applicants must meet the selection criteria in a brief cover letter (PD link provided below). Applicants who do not meet the selection criteria in their application will not be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

There is currently no close date for this position, please apply as soon as possible.

Applications to: recruitment@whwest.org.au

Or:

Recruitment
Women’s Health West
317-319 Barkly Street
Footscray Victoria 3011

Position Description: Case Manager – Outreach


Various After-hours case management roles

  • Contingent-funded continued employment, casual / part-time
  • Women’s Health West EA 2017 Level 4-5, pay point negotiable
  • Generous salary packaging

Our First Response program is recruiting after hours case managers and senior case managers in order to provide 24-hour support to women in crisis. Part time and casual positions are available. Both roles will be rostered on a variety of the following hours:

Weekdays: 6:30pm – 10:00pm and on call afterhours

Weekends: varying shifts between 9:00am – 10:00pm and on call afterhours

Some key responsibilities of these roles are as follows:

  • Provide face to face crisis support to women outside of business hours at emergency accommodation, police stations and hospitals
  • Respond to and triage Victoria Police (L17) and intake referrals, ensuring that women most at risk receive a timely response
  • Risk assessment and safety planning
  • Referral and liaison with other services including police, child protection and safe steps

For further information, please contact Gracie (People and Culture Coordinator) on either recruitment@whwest.org.au or 9689 9588.

All applicants must meet the selection criteria in a brief cover letter (PD link provided below). Applicants who do not meet the selection criteria in their application will not be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Applications close 9am Monday, 1 July 2019.

Applications to: recruitment@whwest.org.au

Or:

Recruitment
Women’s Health West
317-319 Barkly Street
Footscray Victoria 3011

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by the Victoria Police and a working with children check. You also need to provide international police check if you have worked overseas within the last ten years for a minimum of twelve months.

Position Description for After-hours case manager: PD IFVS First Response Case Manager (After-Hours) Level 4 2018V1

Position Description for After-hours Senior case manager: PD IFVS Senior Family Violence First Response Case Manager (Afterhours) Level 5 2018V1


Coordinator – Graduate & Student Placement

  • Full-time, fixed-term (2 years)
  • WHW Level 6, pay point negotiable
  • Generous salary packaging

The coordinator of graduate and student placement is another exciting new role that has been developed due to organisational growth and increased service demands stemming from the Royal Commission into Family Violence.

Women’s Health West will be conducting a pilot program to strengthen pathways for graduates into WHW and the family violence sector, as well as facilitating opportunities for student placements. The coordinator of graduate and student placements will work closely with both the integrated family violence services leadership team and people & culture, and take part in the design, implementation and evaluation of the program.

The successful incumbent will be employed full-time for the fixed term of 2 years, and paid at WHW EA 2017 Level 6, pay point depends on experience (81K to 84K per annum). This role reports to the manager, people & culture.

About you

To be considered for the role you need to have worked in a similar role either in a community sector setting or a university placement program. Have experience and understanding of a graduate and student placement program, able to build the program, implement, evaluate and manage. This role is both planning and operational and therefore requires the successful applicant to take ownership and manage the day to day requirements.

You are required to be a holder of a qualification in either social work, human resources or related discipline, however professional experience within a similar role will be considered.

How to apply

Please send an application consisting of a current CV and cover letter responding to key selection criteria (located in the position description attached) to recruitment@whwest.org.au.

For further information, please see the attached position description, or contact our coordinator – people & culture.

Applications close 9:00am Monday, 1 July 2019.

Position Description: PD BOPs Position Description Graduate and Student Placement Coordinator Level 6 2019V1


Team Leader – Evaluation, Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing

  • Fixed term for 12 months, part time position (0.7EFT)
  • WHW EA 2017 Level 6, pay point negotiable (81K to 84K per annum pro rata EFT)

The Evaluation, Policy and Mental Health and Wellbeing team leader reports to the gender equity manager in the strategy, advocacy and community engagement (SACE) stream and is a member of the leadership team at Women’s Health West.

The role has two primary functions:

  • providing daily leadership, management and coordination of initiatives responding to the key determinants of women’s mental health and wellbeing
  • leading the gender equity collective impact evaluation project, including evaluation activities undertaken in two regional partnerships

The successful candidate will:

  • Contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and review of the four-year integrated health promotion (IHP) plan and annual plans and reports.
  • Contribute to the formulation of responses to public policy debates relevant to WHW’s strategic priorities and the IHP plan.
  • Lead the implementation of WHW’s gender equity collective impact evaluation project and contribute to the evaluation of the Preventing Violence Together and Action for Equity strategies.
  • Build the capacity of SACE staff to improve evaluation practice.
  • Provide supervision and human resource management for direct reports.

How to apply

Please send an application consisting of a current CV and cover letter responding to key selection criteria (located in the position description below) to recruitment@whwest.org.au.

For further information, please see the attached position description, or contact our coordinator – people & culture on 03 9689 9588.

Applications close 9:00am Monday, 15 July 2019.

Position Description:PD SACE Team Leader Evaluation, Policy and Mental Health and Wellbeing Level 6 Dec2018V2