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  • Fri, November 27, 2020 1:58 PM | Anonymous

    Work Type/s: 0.6 EFT, Fixed-term Part-Time for three (3) months
    Classification/s: Education Training, HR and Employment Services, Operations and Risk Management, Policy and Research.
    Location: Melbourne
    Applications close: 12:00 noon Monday, 14th December 2020

    Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is a state-wide women’s health promotion, advocacy and support service with a proud history of over 25 years. We are an independent, feminist, not-for-profit organisation. We advocate and build system capacity for a gendered approach to health that reduces inequalities and improves health outcomes for women.

    WHV is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic woman to review and update the quality management framework including organisational policies, procedures, work instructions, forms and other organisational documentation and support the organisation to meet COVID safe requirements as it reopens its offices in 2021.

    You will have a strong understanding of legislation in Industrial Relations, HR and Occupational Health and Safety; Previous experience in policy writing and documentation processes; Strong understanding of continuous improvement frameworks and good interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with internal stakeholders

    WHV Equal Opportunity Exemption No. H351/2019

    To apply:

    Applications must be made online using the form below and by submitting a cover letter, resume and responses addressing the selection criteria outlined in the position description. 

    For further information, please contact Dina Lynch, Business Manager on (03) 9664-9305 or dina.lynch@whv.org.au


  • Thu, October 01, 2020 1:56 PM | Anonymous


    Do you share our vision of women living well – healthy, empowered, equal?

    Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is seeking expressions of interest from passionate and inspiring women leaders to join our Board task groups in 2020, with a view to nominate for the Board at the AGM in October 2021.

    WHV is a Victorian women’s health promotion, advocacy and support service. We have a proud 25-year history, with a commitment to empowering women and tackling gender inequality to improve the health and wellbeing of all Victorian women.  We have a dedicated team of 30 staff, more than 50 volunteers, and turnover of $2.5m+ per annum.

    We are working towards a world where:

    • Women are free from violence and discrimination in all aspects of their lives
    • Women experience and enjoy good sexual and reproductive health
    • Women participate equally in society
    • Women experience high levels of positive mental health and wellbeing including positive relationships with their bodies
    • Women with cancer are accessing support services to help them live well

    Our board members, staff and volunteers work to a values-based code of conduct. This code sets expectations about our leadership and integrity, supports our belief in empowerment of others, solidifies our feminist commitment to women’s rights and challenges gender norms, practices and structures.

    We are looking for candidates who have Board governance experience, are aligned with the values of the organisation and have a demonstrated commitment to women’s health and equality.

    Professional backgrounds in corporate governance, finance, government relations, health policy, legal or fundraising/marketing are highly desirable. In addition, new members will ideally enhance the intersectional breadth of the organisation to ensure the voices of all women are reflected in our work. We encourage applications from women with lived experience of disability, women of colour, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women under 40 years old.

    Board and task group roles are voluntary positions with expenses reimbursed.

    More details available in confidence:

    • Dianne Hill-CEO at dianne.hill@whv.org.au or 0400653649
    • Candy Broad -Chair via the CEO or at chair@whv.org.au
    • Cath Smith – Consultant assisting with the EOI at cath.smith@changesmith.com.au or 0421 350 643
    Interested candidates are invited to send a response to the position description to chair@whv.org.au by COB Wednesday 14 October 2020

    Position Description

    WHV Strategic Plan


  • Fri, August 28, 2020 2:13 PM | Anonymous

    Work Type/s: 0.6 EFT, fixed-term until mid-February 2021
    Classification/s: 
    Location: Melbourne
    Applications close: CLOSED

    Women’s Health Victoria is seeking a highly motivated, skilled and dynamic woman to develop and implement digital strategies and create engaging, shareable content for our Gender Equality in Advertising Project. This exciting and ambitious project aims to transform ad industry culture, empower the community and strengthen regulation to promote gender equality and prevent violence against women in and through advertising.

    The project is at an important juncture as we prepare for the launch of our project website, strategic framework for gender equality in advertising, and digital engagement strategy. The Digital Engagement Officer will play a vital role in building industry and community understanding of sexism in advertising and how to address it, and increasing the impact of our project.

    The successful candidate will have experience developing and delivering effective digital engagement strategies and/or campaigns, excellent writing skills and ability to create compelling content for digital platforms, as well as sharing our commitment to gender equity and the prevention of violence against women.

    This role is a part-time position (0.6 EFT) until mid-February 2021. Subject to confirmation of funding, the position may be extended.

    View the Full Position Description Here

    For any questions relating to this position, please contact:

    Mischa Barr
    Policy & Health Promotion Manager
    Mischa.barr@whv.org.au
    Ph 03 9664 9309

    To Apply

    Please upload your Cover Letter, Responses to the Key Selection Criteria and a copy of your resume (including 3 referees and your current Manager if applicable) in PDF format using the form below. Applications close midnight Sunday 13th Sep. 2020.

    If you have any technical issues, please email jobs@whv.org.au

    WHV EO Exemption No. H351/2019

  • Wed, June 24, 2020 2:53 PM | Anonymous

    Work Type/s: Full-time, Fixed-Term (Parental Leave Position)
    Classification/s: Senior Project Manager
    Location: Melbourne
    Applications close: Midnight on Tuesday 14th July 2020

    Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is a state-wide women’s health promotion, advocacy and support service with a proud history of over 25 years. We are an independent, feminist, not-for-profit organisation. We advocate and build system capacity for a gendered approach to health that reduces inequalities and improves health outcomes for women.

    Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is a statewide women’s health promotion, advocacy and support service with a proud history of over 25 years. We are an independent, feminist, not-for-profit organisation. We advocate and build system capacity for a gendered approach to health that reduces inequalities and improves health outcomes for women.

    WHV is seeking a highly motivated, skilled and dynamic woman to manage our gender equality in advertising project during a period of parental leave. This exciting and ambitious project aims to transform ad industry culture, empower the community and strengthen regulation to promote gender equality and prevent violence against women in and through advertising.

    The project is at an important juncture as we prepare for the launch of our strategic framework for gender equality in advertising, project website and digital engagement strategy.

    The successful candidate will have strong project management, stakeholder relationship-building and communication skills, and expertise in the prevention of violence against women and promotion of gender equity. Experience in digital engagement and/or working in or with the media and advertising industries would be beneficial.

    This role is a full-time parental leave position, initially until mid-February 2021. Subject to confirmation of funding, the position may be extended.

    WHV offers excellent salary packaging benefits and the opportunity to be involved in making a difference in the lives of Victorian women.

    View the Full Position Description Here

    For any questions relating to this position, please contact:

    Mischa Barr
    Policy & Health Promotion Manager
    Mischa.barr@whv.org.au
    Ph 03 9664 9309

    To Apply

    Please upload your Cover Letter, Responses to the Key Selection Criteria and a copy of your resume (including 3 referees and your current Manager if applicable) in PDF format using the form below. Applications close midnight Tuesday 14 July 2020.

    If you have any technical issues, please email jobs@whv.org.au

    WHV EO Exemption No. H351/2019

  • Fri, January 10, 2020 6:01 PM | Anonymous

    Work Type/s: Part time (0.8)
    Classification/s: Administration & office support
    Location: Melbourne
    Applications close: CLOSED

    Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is a state-wide women’s health promotion, advocacy and support service with a proud history of over 25 years. We are an independent, feminist, not-for-profit organisation. We advocate and build system capacity for a gendered approach to health that reduces inequalities and improves health outcomes for women.

    Our health promotion, information and support programs work with and for women, to identify and respond to service gaps and health inequalities in innovative ways. WHV works to improve the health and wellbeing of all Victorian women utilising a population-based social model of health framework.

    WHV’s strategic priorities are:

    • prevention of violence against women (PVAW)
    • sexual and reproductive health
    • women and cancer;
    • women’s mental health and body image
    • women’s equality.

    WHV is supported by a dynamic Board of 12 women and employees approximately 30 staff, although this varies from time to time depending on funding. Our core programs include Policy and Health Promotion, 1800 My Options and Counterpart. For more information about our organisation please consult our website at www.whv.org.au

    About the role

    We are seeking an experienced, dynamic and multi-skilled administration professional to join our team.

    This exciting opportunity includes providing support to the CEO and coordinating administration functions to enable us to achieve our vision of women living well – healthy, empowered, equal.

    This role is pivotal in building and maintaining our organisational capability to build a flexible, sustainable and innovative organisation which is one of our strategic priorities.

    Working closely with the CEO you will be responsible for liaising with external stakeholders, diary management, drafting papers and reports and working across the organisation to coordinate various internal meetings and committees.

    You will also be responsible for coordinating a range of administrative and corporate functions to support Women’s Health Victoria to be as efficient and effective as possible so we can continue to achieve high level outcomes within our resources.

    About you

    With tertiary qualifications in administration, business or related fields we are seeking candidates with at least five years experience in a similar role, along with advanced administration and organisational skills including MS Office Suite, and experience drafting reports, papers and correspondence.

    The ability to work in a team and be flexible and adaptable to meet changing priorities is a must, as is an understanding of feminist principles and how these relate to our work.

    Above we all we are looking for someone who wants to join our organisation to contribute to the advancement of women’s equality.

    Salary

    Women’s Health Victoria offers generous salary and conditions including options for salary packaging, professional development and the opportunity to participate in cultural activities throughout the year.

    See full position description here

    For any questions relating to this position, please contact

    Dianne Hill  (CEO) or Dina Lynch (Business Manager)

    Ph 9664 9300

    To Apply

    Please upload your Cover Letter, Responses to the Key Selection Criteria and a copy of your resume (including 3 referees and your current Manager if applicable) in PDF format using the form below.  Applications close midnight Sunday 2nd February 2020.

    If you have any technical issues, please email jobs@whv.org.au

  • Fri, January 10, 2020 4:41 PM | Anonymous

    Work Type/s: Part time (contract) - Job share 
    Classification/s: Family services, GLBTI and Sexual Health, Health Care and Allied Health, Social Work, Women’s Organisations and Services
    Location: Melbourne
    Applications close: CLOSED

    About 1800 My Options

    We talk to people about contraception, pregnancy options (including abortion) and sexual health, connecting people with the services they need. We are a free, pro-choice, confidential phone and website service.

    About the role

    We are seeking two people to share this role. One position is for three shifts per week (16.5 hours total). The other position is for 2 shifts per week (11 hours total).  It is a fixed term contract (March 2020 to June 30, 2021). The Senior Information and Resources Information Officer responds to incoming calls and online enquiries to the 1800 My Options service and provides in-shift support and supervision to the service’s phoneline team.

    About you

    We are seeking a pro-choice, highly skilled person who can provide a sensitive health information service. Relevant qualifications and experience in direct service delivery and supervising small teams in a health or community setting is essential.

    Salary

    The position is classified as a Level 3 and attracts a salary of $82,478 per annum pro rata.

    WHV Enterprise Agreement 2018 conditions and salary apply.  In addition, employer superannuation guarantee and access to salary packaging applies.

    See the full position here

    For any questions relating to this position, please contact Carolyn Mogharbel on 9653 0204 or by email: carolynm@1800myoptions.org.au OR Julie Keys, on 9653 0203 or by email on juliek@1800myoptions.org.au.

    To Apply

    Please upload your Cover Letter, Responses to the Key Selection Criteria and a copy of your resume in PDF format using the form below.  Applications close midnight Sunday 2 February 2020.

    If you have any technical issues, please email jobs@whv.org.au

  • Fri, August 30, 2019 10:02 AM | Anonymous

    Work Type/s: Full-time, Ongoing (38 hours/week)
    Classification/s: Policy & Health Promotion Team
    Location: Melbourne
    Applications close: CLOSED

    Are you passionate about women’s health and gender equity?

    Are you a feminist researcher and advocate with a commitment to translating knowledge and influencing policy at the state (and national) level?

    About the role

    Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is looking for a Senior Policy and Health Promotion Officer toplay a senior role in an influential and dynamic policy, research, advocacy and health promotion team within a leading women’s health organisation.

    This full-time ongoing position will be responsible for leading research, knowledge translation and policy and advocacy activities across WHV’s priority areas including sexual and reproductive health, the prevention of violence against women, mental health and body image, and women’s equality.

    Specifically, the role will lead the development of high quality, evidence-based submissions and research papers and requires the ability to identify strategic or innovative opportunities to improve women’s health and wellbeing. The role also includes supervision of a small but highly productive policy and data team.
    Full position description and selection criteria

    For More information contact Mischa Barr on 9664 9309 or by email at Mischa.Barr@whv.org.au

    To Apply

    Please upload your Cover Letter, Responses to the Key Selection Criteria and a copy of your resume in PDF format using the form below. Applications close midnight Sunday 15th September 2019. If you have any technical issues, please email jobs@whv.org.au

  • Fri, August 16, 2019 2:19 PM | Anonymous

    Work Type/s:  Part time 4 days (30.4 hours/week)
    Classification/s: Business Services Team
    Location: Melbourne
    Applications close: CLOSED

    Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is an independent, state-wide women’s health promotion, advocacy and support service. We are an independent, feminist, not-for-profit organisation.

    About the role

    WHV seeks an accountant who will Manage/Co-ordinate a range of financial functions to support the effective financial management of Women’s Health Victoria and it’s legislative and reporting requirements. The role is diverse and covers multiple facets of the finance function.

    Responsibilities of the role include: 

    • Process of accounts payable/accounts receivable;
    • Preparation and processing of fortnightly payroll;
    • Reconciliation, preparation and reporting of BAS, Superannuation, Long Service Leave and other legal requirements;
    • Completing month end journals and reconciliation of all ledger accounts e.g bank reconciliations, debtors, creditors, accruals, prepayments, payroll, revenue etc.;
    • Preparation and analysis of monthly programme reporting to the managers;
    • Preparation and analysis of bi- monthly reports to the Finance and Risk Committee and the Board;
    • Assist in the co-ordination of the annual budget;
    • Maintain review and update financial policies and procedures as required by legislation or other requirements;
    • Identify and manage risk as part of the quality assurance framework in relation to the finance function;
    • Undertake a review of the current accounting system with a view to either enhance it or change it.

    You will have: 

    • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, CPA/CA or working towards;
    • Strong IT skills, in particular MYOB, MS Office software, particularly Word and Excel, data collection system; Desirable but not mandatory experience in operating Xero and experience in the implementation of Xero software;
    • Demonstrated experience in end to end payroll function;
    • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of monthly financial reporting to Board level;
    • Flexibility to respond to short and long term changing needs;
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to provide resolution to issues;
    • Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage competing deadlines, whilst maintaining accuracy and attention to detail and meeting deadlines;
    • Experience working effectively within a team environment;
    Full position description and selection criteria

    For More information contact Dina Lynch, Business Manager on 9664 9300 or by email at bst@whv.org.au

    To Apply

    Please upload your Cover Letter, Responses to the Key Selection Criteria and a copy of your resume in PDF format using the form below. Applications close midnight Sunday 1st September 2019. If you have any technical issues, please email jobs@whv.org.au

  • Fri, June 28, 2019 2:50 PM | Anonymous

    Work Type/s:  Casual pool 
    Classification/s: Family services, GLBTI and Sexual Health, Health Care and Allied Health, Social Work, Women’s Organisations and Services
    Location: Melbourne
    Applications close:
    CLOSED

    Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is an independent, state-wide women’s health promotion, advocacy and support service. We are an independent, feminist, not-for-profit organisation.

    About 1800 My Options

    We talk to people about contraception, pregnancy options (including abortion) and sexual health, connecting people with the services they need. We are a free, confidential, non-judgemental, pro-choice service. We offer a phone and online service.

    About the role

    This is a casual pool role. In this role you will provide information and referral pathways to women, their support people and health professionals in relation to contraception, pregnancy options (including abortion) and sexual health.  Limited and variable hours available between 10am-4pm  Monday to Friday.

    About you

    We are seeking a motivated and compassionate person with a strong commitment to feminist and pro-choice principles. Experience working in a health or community setting is essential.

    Salary

    This is a casual role. The position is classified as a Level 2 and attracts a salary of $63,725 per annum pro rata plus casual loading WHV Enterprise Agreement 2018 conditions and salary apply. In addition, employer superannuation guarantee and access to salary packaging (Conditions may apply).

    Click here for the full Position Description

    For further information, contact one of the 1800 My Option Team Leaders:
    Carolyn Mogarbel on 9653 0204 or by email: carolynm@1800myoptions.org.au (Mon-Wed)
    Julie Keys on 9653 0203 or by email juliek@1800myoptions.org.au (Thu-Fri)

    To apply

    Using the form below, upload your Cover Letter, responses to the Key Selection Criteria and a copy of your resume as a PDF by Midnight Sunday 14th July 2019
  • Fri, June 21, 2019 11:30 AM | Anonymous

    Work Type/s:  Part-time (30.4 hours per week), fixed-term until 30 June 2020 
    Classification/s: AdministrationEducation and Training, Health Promotion
    Location: Level 8, 255 Bourke St, Melbourne

    Applications close:
    CLOSED- We are no longer recruiting for this position. 

    For further information, contact Mischa Barr, Policy & Health Promotion Manager on (03) 9664 9309 or by email: mischa.barr@whv.org.au

    Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is seeking a competent and dynamic Project Support Officer to assist with health promotion and workforce development activities, including support for training, event management and communications.

    You will have excellent organisational skills, ability to manage competing priorities and timelines, and demonstrated skills in coordination of events. You will have experience using Microsoft Office software and social media in a work context. You will work effectively in a team, be adaptable to change and be willing and able to learn new skills quickly.

    Experience in health promotion or public health will be an advantage, as will experience using digital tools and applications. This role would suit a health promotion or public health graduate or an experienced project officer working in a health education environment.

    This role is a part-time (0.8EFT) fixed term until 30 June 2020.

    WHV offers excellent salary packaging benefits and the opportunity to be involved in making a difference in the lives of Victorian women.

    To Apply:

    Submit online using our online form: a cover letter; responses addressing the Selection Criteria outlined in section 12 of the position description; and your CV.  All documents must be A4 and in PDF format.

    For further information, contact Mischa Barr, Policy & Health Promotion Manager on (03) 9664 9309 or by email: mischa.barr@whv.org.au

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