Workforce Development Officer Position Vacant

Workforce Development Officer – CHIFVC

Central Highlands Integrated Family Violence Committee

  • Part Time 0.80 EFT (30.4 hours per week, flexible)
  • Contract 1 year (possibly ongoing)
  • Ballarat based with some travel

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 Workforce Development Officer will plan, deliver and evaluate a range of initiatives to support workforce development including training, forums and family violence practice groups. A background working with women who have experienced family violence and/ or perpetrators, within or outside the specialist family violence sector, is vital. Highly developed communication skills and experience in planning, delivering and evaluating projects, including professional development, is required.

Applicants will need:

  • Commitment to organisational vision, mission, and approach.
  • Tertiary qualifications in social work, community development, gender studies, and/or a social policy discipline.
  • Experience in planning, delivering and evaluating training, with a strong understanding of the complexities of online training delivery.
  • Experience in project management including planning, delivery and evaluation.
  • Sound knowledge of family violence issues including an understanding of issues relating to the gendered nature of family violence and the MARAM Framework.

Position Description and Selection Criteria are available from our website here.

For further information contact Jess Cadwallader on 0417 641 088 or email

Completed applications addressing the selection criteria should be emailed to

Please note: applications that do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

WHG is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applications close at 5pm Wednesday 18 November 2020


Date: 10/11/2020

Category: Positions Vacant

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