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Team Leader - Family Violence First Response


Employer: Women's Health West
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Management, Social Work, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 11 January, 2019.
Applications close: 04 February, 2019.

About Women's Health West

Women's Health West provides specialist family violence services to women and their children. We also run prevention programs that promote equity and justice for women and girls in Melbourne's west.

Our work has actively contributed to improving the health, safety and wellbeing of women and their children in the western metropolitan region of Melbourne since 1988. Due to an increase in demand for our services and exciting restructuring of the family violence services, we currently have the position of Team Leader -- Family Violence First Response available.

About the role

The Team Leader -- Family Violence First Response is available on a full-time and on a contingent-funded continuing employment basis. It is positioned within the family violence first response team, and is responsible for --

  • Providing leadership to ensure collaboration and integration across and between WHW programs and services to achieve organisational gaols and objectives
  • Coordinating the effective delivery of the family violence first response program at Women's Health West
  • Planning, implementation, monitoring and review activities specified in the WHW integrated family violence services work plan
  • Developing and maintaining productive and collaborative relationships with key community and agency partners to contribute to positive client outcomes and enhanced program delivery.

The role is paid at WHW EA Level 6, pay point depends on experience (ranges from $81K to $84K per annum) + 9.5% superannuation and salary sacrificing.

Why join Women's Health West?

  • Women's Health West is a feminist organisation and culturally aligns to feminist values and practices.
  • Women's Health West has a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we work with.
  • We have a strong investment in workforce culture, currently implementing trauma informed culture (Sanctuary)
  • Ongoing professional development and training
  • Very flexible working conditions
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), which is endorsed by Reconciliation Australia.
  • Domestic violence leave
  • Cultural leave

We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people who identify as LGBTI. Graduates and VISA restricted interested applicants will be considered (WHW will consider VISA sponsorship).

How to apply for this job

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.

For further information and to apply, please contact Gracie (People and Culture Coordinator) on either recruitment@whwest.org.au using the subject line: Team Leader - Family Violence First Response application via EthicalJobs, or 03 9689 9588.

Applications close 9am 4 February 2019.

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.

Women’s Health West is an equal opportunity employer with VCAT Exemption No. H119-2017, to employ only women, and to employ women from specified culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Supporting materials  PD IFVS Team Leader - Family Violence First Response Level 6 Dec 2018V1.pdf