Work With Us

Working within a feminist framework, Women’s Health East addresses the social, political and environmental factors impacting on the health, safety and wellbeing of women. Our health promotion priorities are the Prevention of Violence Against Women, Sexual and Reproductive Health, and Gender Equity.

Working at Women’s Health East, you will be a part of a dynamic organisation with shared social values and a commitment to making a making a difference.

Benefits of working with Women’s Health East:

  • Salary packaging
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Supportive & friendly working environment
  • Opportunities & support for professional development
  • Healthy Work policy
  • Well-appointed office, located in a Heritage building with surrounding parklands
  • Free car parking

Equal Opportunity

Women’s Health East has an exemption under the equal opportunity act to employ only women: EO exemption H216/2017

 

Current Opportunities

We are looking for 2 Health Promotion Officers to work in our dynamic, feminist organisation. If you think this role is for you, get in touch today!

 Women from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply

 Women’s Health East is a women’s health promotion agency based in Doncaster East, and working across the Eastern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne. Women’s Health East’s vision is equality, empowerment, health and wellbeing for all women. Our priorities are to advance gender equality, prevent violence against women, and improve women’s sexual and reproductive health.

Health Promotion Officer/s

Full time or part time, negotiable

One year contract

Salary based on skills & experience

Generous salary packaging

 

The Health Promotion Officers will:

  • Support health literacy initiatives focused on improving women’s sexual and reproductive health
  • Support the implementation of an LGBTI family violence prevention project
  • Contribute to the development of a regional evaluation framework and tools for the Together for Equality & Respect prevention of violence against women partnership
  • Assist in the planning and delivery of capacity building activities (e.g., training) and regional events focused on the prevention of violence against women
  • Support communication functions (e.g., social media, newsletters)
  • Participate in the development and delivery of the 16 Days of Activism regional campaign
  • Participate in the development of a report on public spaces and women
  • Represent WHE in network meetings and on steering committees of partner organisations
  • Develop funding submissions
  • Other activities that support the work of health promotion team

 

Applicants should indicate which of the above activities align with their skills and experience, and their preference of number of days per week.

 

Click here to view the position description. For more information speak to Autumn Pierce, Health Promotion Manager on 03 9851 3700

Applications should be sent to health@whe.org.au  by midnight on Sunday 22 July 2018.

WHE has an exemption under the equal opportunity act to employ only women – EO exemption H216/2017.

 

 

 

How To Apply For A Job At Women’s Health East

Applications must to be sent to health@whe.org.au, with the job title in the subject line, and include the following documents:

1. Covering letter
2. Statement of how you meet the selection criteria
3. Current curriculum vitae
4. Names and contact details of at least 2 professional referees

Applicants will receive a confirmation that their email application has been received.  Only applications received by the closing date and time will be considered.

Applications are shortlisted according to the selection criteria outlined in the position description. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview.  Referees will only be contacted following interviews.

All applicants will be contacted regarding the outcome of their application.

Before applying to Work With Us (as staff, a volunteer, or student), please ensure you understand the information provided on this page. Job applicants, please follow the application procedure above.

Volunteers

We greatly value the involvement of volunteers however, due to the nature of our work, we have limited volunteer positions available. If you would like to volunteer with us, please email your CV and completed volunteer application form to health@whe.org.au

Volunteer Application Form (pdf)

We appreciate your interest in working with us!

Students

Women’s Health East is committed to the ongoing professional development of health promotion students. We offer a number of placements throughout the year, which we organise through the universities.

If you would like to carry out your student placement with us, please discuss this with your course supervisor.

We appreciate your interest in working with us!