Work With Us

Women’s Health East is entering an exciting time of change. Heading into a new strategic planning cycle, we have three fantastic jobs available, with capacity to build the manager roles according to the skills and experience of applicants.

If you want to work for an intersectional feminist organisation making a difference to the lives of women, have a look at these great opportunities and give us a call to discuss them further!

WHE is currently working from home with the likelihood of a staged return to the office environment in early 2021. It is likely that the future work environment will include a mix of working from home and working from the office.

Current Opportunities

Manager, Equality & Respect – Full time, ongoing

In this role you will:

  • Actively contribute to the leadership of Women’s Health East and achievement of our strategic goals
  • Provide leadership to the Together For Equality & Respect Partnership and the Margins to the Mainstream Preventing Violence against Women with Disabilities project
  • Oversee WHE’s training portfolio
  • Support organisations in the implementation of the Gender Equality Act

The successful applicant will demonstrate:

  • High level skills and experience in leadership and management
  • Relevant qualifications and significant expertise in preventing violence against women and advancing gender equality
  • Highly developed ability to build and maintain effective partnerships

We offer salary based on skills and experience, generous salary packaging, and flexible work policies.

Please view the Position Description Here:

Applicants are encouraged to discuss their interest with the CEO, Kristine Olaris on 0407445255  prior to applying.

Applications should be sent to health@whe.org.au with the position title in the subject line by midnight on Sunday 13th December 2020 – please see below on how to apply for a job at Women’s Health East.

Interviews will take place in December with an expectation of start dates in early 2021.

WHE has an exemption under the equal opportunity act to employ only people who identify as women – EO exemption H216/2017

Women from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, women from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ women and women with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Manager, Health Promotion – Full time, ongoing

In this role you will:

  • Actively contribute to the leadership of Women’s Health East and achievement of our strategic goals
  • Lead and manage the health promotion and communications functions of the organisation including the WHE health promotion plan
  • Lead WHE focus areas of gender equality, mental health and sexual and reproductive health
  • Bring a COVID lens to advocacy and health promotion priorities

The successful applicant will demonstrate:

  • High level skills and experience in leadership and management
  • Qualifications and expertise in health promotion and in priority focus areas
  • Sound skills in communications and advocacy
  • Ability to apply a gender lens to policy and practice

We offer salary based on skills and experience, generous salary packaging, and flexible work policies.

Please view the Position Description Here:

Applicants are encouraged to discuss their interest with the CEO, Kristine Olaris on 0407445255  prior to applying.

Applications should be sent to health@whe.org.au with the position title in the subject line by midnight on Sunday 13th December 2020 – please see below on how to apply for a job at Women’s Health East.

Interviews will take place in December with an expectation of start dates in early 2021.

WHE has an exemption under the equal opportunity act to employ only people who identify as women – EO exemption H216/2017

Women from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, women from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ women and women with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Training Coordinator – 4 days per week – 12 month parental leave cover

In this role you will:

  • Promote and elevate WHE’s Training portfolio
  • Lead the design, delivery and evaluation of tailored training packages
  • Assist in the planning and delivery of Together For Equality & Respect capacity building activities and regional events

The successful applicant will demonstrate:

  • Substantial skills and experience in the development and delivery of training
  • Expertise in the prevention of violence against women and advancement of gender equality
  • Knowledge of contemporary organisational change approaches
  • A certificate IV in Training & Assessment would be highly regarded

We offer salary based on skills and experience, generous salary packaging, and flexible work policies.

Please view the Position Description Here:

Applicants are encouraged to discuss their interest with the CEO, Kristine Olaris on 0407445255  prior to applying.

Applications should be sent to health@whe.org.au with the position title in the subject line by midnight on Sunday 13th December 2020 – please see below on how to apply for a job at Women’s Health East.

Interviews will take place in December with an expectation of start dates in early 2021.

WHE has an exemption under the equal opportunity act to employ only people who identify as women – EO exemption H216/2017

Women from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, women from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ women and women with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

 

Working at Women’s Health East

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.

Women from Aboriginal or culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ women and women with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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

WHE has an exemption under the equal opportunity act to employ only people who identify as 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.

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!