Women’s Health Grampians (WHG) has a proud history of collaboration and achievement, driven by a passionate and committed team.
WHG is a feminist organisation underpinned by strong values of:
- Partnership and Collaboration
In joining our team you will help us work towards a safer and fairer future for women and their families and communities in the Grampians region.
Women’s Health Grampians is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, migrant and refugee women, LGBTIQA+ women and women with disabilities.
Our workplace policies allow for flexible work, encourage work-life balance and centre staff wellbeing to support a diverse workforce. Reasonable work adjustments will be considered with successful applicants.
Family Violence & Disability Practice Leader
- 1 FTE (38 hrs per week)
- Fixed-term contract to 30 June 2025
- Ballarat based with some travel
- Salary Range $94,915 – $100,047 per year
Women’s Health Grampians (WHG) provides women’s health and wellbeing leadership, advice and support to policy makers and service providers. Priority areas include the prevention of violence against women, gendered advocacy and sexual and reproductive health. WHG auspices the funding for the Central Highlands Integrated Family Violence Committee (CHIFVC).
The CHIFVC is one of a network of regional committees, whose role is to identify and prioritise local and regional issues within the statewide reform network, focusing on and leading regional work to achieve its priorities and drive greater integration of family violence services. The CHIFVC employs a Principal Strategic Advisor (PSA) who leads the work for the Committee.
The Family Violence and Disability Practice Leader initiative will support specialist family violence and sexual assault services, including The Orange Door Network, to better respond to people with disability and ensure they can access the services and supports they need to be safe and recover from violence. CHIFVC provides strategic and expert leadership for the family violence system across the Ararat, Ballarat, Hepburn, Golden Plains, Pyrenees and Moorabool LGAs. You will have strong project management, stakeholder engagement and communication skills.
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CHIFVC and WHG is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. Our workplace policies allow for flexible work, encourage work-life balance and centre staff wellbeing to support a diverse workforce. Reasonable work adjustments will be considered with successful applicants.
Applications close at 11.59pm Sunday 4 June 2023
See What You Can Be Equality Advocate
Casual (estimated approximately 40-60 hours per year until June 2024)
See What You Can Be Equality Advocates are women from a range of backgrounds and experiences, who work in traditionally male-dominated industries, particularly construction and manufacturing. They have an interest in supporting and advocating for the needs of women in male-dominated workplaces.
Training will be provided across five sessions to support See What You Can Be Equality Advocates to become confident public speakers and effective supporters for change. Advocates will speak about barriers and enablers for women in male-dominated industries, and will encourage greater access for women to employment opportunities in construction and manufacturing.
Following training, Advocates will work with Women’s Health Grampians to advocate for the needs of women in non-traditional workforces with members of the CoRE Alliance. Tasks may include: speaking at events and training; consulting with organisations about gender equality; assisting with development of resources to strengthen pathways into trade careers for girls; developing a network of women in trades for the Grampians region.
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To have a chat about this role, please contact Ange van den Berg at email@example.com or on 0457 039 833.
We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, migrant and refugee women, LGBTIQA+ women and women with disabilities.
We are looking for applicants to develop a video or written submission using whatever platform you choose and include the following:
– Tell us a little bit about yourself
– What does equality mean to you?
– What is your experience in working in a male-dominated industry?
– What key message would you like to send out to other women working in, or considering working in, a male-dominated industry?
Send application file or link to:
Ange van den Berg