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  • Wed, September 15, 2021 12:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Work Type/s: Ongoing, Full-Time (38 hours per week) (1.0 FTE)
    Classification/s: Level 4, WHV Enterprise Agreement 2018
    Location: Bourke Street, Melbourne
    Applications close: Midnight, Sunday 26 September 2021

    About WHV

    Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is a statewide women’s health promotion, advocacy and support service with a proud history of over 27 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.

    The Role

    Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer to lead policy, advocacy, research and knowledge translation activities across our priority areas, including sexual and reproductive health, the prevention of violence against women, mental health and women’s equality.

    This role will suit an experienced policy and advocacy professional with excellent analytical and writing skills and a passion for gender equality. Strong research and knowledge translation skills and a high level of initiative are essential, together with stakeholder engagement experience and ability to manage multiple priorities.

    Expertise or experience in WHV’s priority areas is desirable but not required.

    COVID-19, a strong policy agenda and high profile advocacy have put women’s health and gender equality firmly in the spotlight. Now is a great time to join WHV to help us achieve our vision - women living well: healthy, empowered, equal.

    WHV offers excellent salary packaging benefits, flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to be involved in making a difference in the lives of Victorian women. WHV has an Equal Opportunity exemption to employ women only. We welcome and encourage applications from women with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

    To Apply

    Applications can be made by submitting a cover letter, resume and responses to the Key Selection Criteria in PDF format. The position description can be viewed below. Submissions are to be made online via https://womenshealthvic.com.au/job-applications. If you have any technical issues, please email whv@whv.org.au

    View the position description here

    Please direct any questions about the role to
    Mischa Barr - Policy and Health 
    Promotion Manager
    9664 9309 or mischa.barr@whv.org.au

    WHV Equal Opportunity Exemption No. H351/2019

  • Thu, August 19, 2021 10:50 AM | Anonymous

    Work Type/s: Fixed term for 12 months from appointment - 0.8/0.9 EFT negotiable
    Classification/s:  Community Development, Domestic and Family Violence, Health Promotion, Management, Policy and Research, Women’s Organisations and Services
    Location: Bourke Street, 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.

    The Role

    The impact of COVID-19 and a strong policy agenda has put women’s health and gender equality firmly in the spotlight. Now is a great time to join Women’s Health Victoria to help us achieve our vision - women living well: healthy, empowered, equal.

    Our current Manager Policy and Health Promotion will be leading work to respond to the recommendations of the recent Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System and supporting the Women’s Mental Health Alliance.

    As a result, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced manager to lead the policy and health promotion portfolio over the next 12 months.

    This role will suit an experienced manager with expertise in policy and health promotion gained through roles in women’s health, gender equality or prevention of violence against women and supported by post graduate qualifications.

    Highly developed interpersonal and networking skills are essential to the role, as is a track record of leading collaborations across sectors. Excellent written communication, policy analysis, health promotion and knowledge translation skills are critical, as is the ability to manage multiple streams of work across your team.

    This role is 0.9EFT (days to be negotiated) fixed term to 30 June 2022. WHV offers excellent salary packaging benefits, flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to be involved in making a difference in the lives of Victorian women.

    WHV has an exemption to employ women. We welcome and encourage applications from women with diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, women living with a disability, women from migrant and refugee backgrounds and women of diverse sexual orientations.

    View the position description here

    Please direct any questions about the role to Dianne Hill - CEO on 9664 9300 or dianne.hill@whv.org.au

    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.

  • Thu, July 15, 2021 4:22 PM | Anonymous

    Work Type/s: Part-time (38 hours per fortnight), fixed-term for 3 years 
    Classification/s: Health Care and Allied Health 
    Location: 210 Lonsdale St and various metropolitan hospitals
    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.

    The Role

    We are seeking an enthusiastic, organised, and compassionate woman to work with Counterpart’s Bridge of Support program. Working in four Melbourne hospitals, the coordinator connects trained Peer Support Volunteers to women undergoing treatment for breast or a gynaecological cancer. Liaising closely with Counterpart and hospital teams, this important new role brings together administration of all volunteer requirements to work in the hospitals; promotion of the program and stakeholder engagement within the hospitals; organising women receiving treatment to receive support and briefing and debriefing with volunteers.

    This position is part time and days will be fixed with some limited ability to be flexible. It will be primarily situated in the hospitals with some time at the Counterpart offices in the CBD.

    View the position description here

    Please direct any questions about the role to Fiona McRae, Counterpart Manager on 8488 9838 or fiona.mcrae@counterpart.org.au.

    More information about Counterpart can be found at: www.counterpart.org.au and Women’s Health Victoria at www.whv.org.au

    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

  • Thu, July 15, 2021 4:16 PM | Anonymous

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


    Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is a state-wide women’s health promotion, advocacy and support service. We are an independent, feminist, not-for-profit organisation. WHV delivers 1800 My Options - Victoria’s sexual and reproductive health information service.

    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 join our team. Senior Information and Resource Officers respond to incoming calls and online enquiries to the 1800 My Options service, to meet the SRH needs of Victorians and other callers such as health professionals, carers or support services. They provide mutual debriefing on shift, and undertake project work including health promotion to support the service to meet its objectives.

    About you

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

    Salary

    The position is classified as a Level 3 and attracts a salary of $86,529 pro rata.  WHV Enterprise Agreement 2018 conditions and salary apply.  In addition, employer superannuation guarantee and access to salary packaging applies.

    View the position description here

    For any questions relating to this position, please contact Carolyn Mogharbel, Manager 1800 My Options on 0431 704 802.

    WHV welcomes applications from women with a range of diverse backgrounds and experiences, representative of the broader Victorian community. Women with multicultural and bilingual skills are encouraged to apply.

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



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