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Women's Health West
  • Work TypesContract, Part Time
  • CategoriesCommunity Development, Family Services, Social Work, Womens Organisations and Services
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 25 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 08 Dec 2019
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Regional Coordinator - Personal Safety Initiative

Women's Health West
Women's Health West
  • Work TypesContract, Part Time
  • CategoriesCommunity Development, Family Services, Social Work, Womens Organisations and Services
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 25 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 08 Dec 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 well-being 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 Personal Safety Initiative Regional Coordinator available.

About the role

The Personal Safety Initiative (PSI) is a Victorian government initiative designed to assist women who are at high risk of family violence to remain in their homes while leaving violence. The PSI Regional Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of the PSI program at Women's Health West. This involves effective administration and delivery of training to internal and external stakeholders and reporting on local activity.

This role requires the preferred candidate to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the Victorian family violence service system, with tertiary qualifications in social work, community development or a related discipline.

The role reports to Manager - Family Violence Partnerships and is available on a part-time (0.9 EFT), fixed-term basis for 18 months. The role is paid at WHW EA Level 6, pay point depends on experience (ranges from 83K to 87K pro rata EFT) + 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’s staff enjoy numerous benefits, including working with a professional and dedicated team of women, ongoing professional development and training, flexible working conditions, and access to an Employee Assistance Program. We also offer considerable benefits through our Enterprise Agreement.

Women’s Health West has a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we work with. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of cultural diversity and social inclusion. Women’s Health West has a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), which is endorsed by Reconciliation Australia.

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 LGBTIQ.

A full Position Description is attached below.

How to apply

All applicants must respond to the selection criteria (provided in the Position Description linked below) in a brief cover letter. Applicants who do not respond to the selection criteria in their application will not be considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

For further information, please contact Gracie (People and Culture Coordinator) on either recruitment@whwest.org.au using the subject line: Regional Coordinator - Personal Safety Initiative application via EthicalJobs, or call 03 9689 9588.

Applications close 9am Monday, 9 December 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.

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