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Working within a feminist framework, we work to address the social, political and environmental factors impacting on the health, safety and wellbeing of women.

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Gippsland Women’s Health (GWH) is the lead organisation for women’s health promotion, gender equity, prevention of violence against women and family violence system leadership in Gippsland.

GWH aim to improve women’s health, wellbeing and freedom of choice by advancing women’s health and wellbeing, gender equity and working to prevent violence against women.

Our Vision is an equal and respectful Gippsland for all women. In line with our vision, we:

– put women’s experiences first;
– are inclusive and respectful;
– value the contributions of our partners;
– have the courage to innovate and build the evidence base; and
– are bold in our efforts to achieve fairness and justice for all women in Gippsland.

At GWH, you will be a part of a dynamic organisation with shared social values and a commitment to making a difference.

Benefits of working with GWH:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Supportive & Friendly Working Environment
  • Opportunities & Support for Professional Development

Gippsland Women’s Health has an exemption under the equal opportunity act to employ only women: EO #H472/2021.

Current Positions

Coordinator Health Promotions

The Regional Health Promotion Coordinator will play a key role in the coordination of primary prevention activities, funded under the Victorian Women’s Health Program. This position is responsible for coordinating the women’s health services plan, supporting health promotion staff and coordinating all projects that fall within the scope of the health promotion approach.

The position is responsible for supporting the design, development, implementation, evaluation and timely reporting on high- quality and fully integrated health promotion programs and primary prevention initiatives, including primary prevention of violence against women. Working closely with the Manager Health Promotion and Prevention, this role will support and ensure strong collaboration and integration between the health promotion priorities and health promotion staff. They will also provide coordination for additional organisation projects and priorities that support strategic partnerships and advocating for measures that work to redress the gendered and structural inequities that affect the lives of women, children and young people.

In summary, this position will:

  • Take a women’s health leadership role in regional partnerships to implement health promotion strategies that generate and maintain social and culture change required to achieve improved health and well-being for women and support the successful completion of the health promotion plan.
  • Participate in strategic planning with the coordination team to consolidating, embed and strengthen the integration of gender equity and population based health promotion programs across the region.
  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with state wide women’s health organisations and peak bodies to address system inequalities for women.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships across partners and community to effectively gender equality promote GWH as the lead regional primary prevention organisation.
  • Coordinate and operationalise the GWH women’s health service four year plan.

Employment Conditions. 

This position is part-time at 0.7 FTE on a fixed term contract until 30 June 2024. Employment beyond this date is dependent on continued funding.

This position is open only to women and people whose gender identify as female (as per EO H472/2021). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are encouraged to apply.

GWH has a flexible working policy and as such, employees may work from home, or from another negotiated location. Opportunities for flexible work arrangements are in place.

How To Apply.

Written applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as listed in the position description, marked ‘Confidential’ and submitted via email to Melanie Brown, Manager Health Promotion, Prevention of Violence and Gender Equality, Gippsland Women’s Health at: melanie.brown@gwhealth.asn.au

Applications close 5:00pm AEST Friday 5 August 2022.

Regional Capacity Building Coordinator

The Regional Capacity Building Coordinator provides a pivotal role in positioning GWH as a collaborative and influential organisation focused on improving the health, safety and wellbeing of women in Gippsland through capacity building and training.

The role of the Regional Capacity Building Coordinator is to support the successful completion of the GWH women’s health services health promotion plan through the coordination and facilitation of GWH capacity building education and training programs.

In summary the role will:

  • Take a women’s health leadership role in implementing education and training strategies that generate and maintain social and culture change required to achieve improved health and well-being for women and support the successful completion of the health promotion plan.
  • Participate in strategic planning with the coordination team to consolidate, embed and strengthen the integration of gender equity and population based health promotion programs across the region.
  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with state wide women’s health organisations and peak bodies to coordinate and facilitate education and training initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships across partners, stakeholders and community to effectively gender equality promote GWH as the lead regional primary prevention capacity building organisation.
  • Coordinate and operationalize the GWH women’s health service four year plan by facilitating the GWH Make the Link capacity building strategy and training to partners, stakeholders and community.
  • Maintain a positive strategic partnership with other Women’s Health services through state-wide capacity building initiatives and programs.

Employment Conditions.

This position is part-time at 0.7 FTE on a fixed term contract until 30 June 2024. Employment beyond this date is dependent on continued funding.

This position is open only to women and people whose gender identify as female (as per EO H472/2021). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are encouraged to apply.

GWH has a flexible working policy and as such, employees may work from home, or from another negotiated location. Opportunities for flexible work arrangements are in place.

How To Apply.

Written applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as listed in the position description, marked ‘Confidential’ and submitted via email to Melanie Brown, Manager Health Promotion, Prevention of Violence and Gender Equality, Gippsland Women’s Health at: melanie.brown@gwhealth.asn.au

Applications close 5:00pm AEST Friday 5 August 2022.

How to apply for a job at Gippsland Women’s Health

Applications must be sent to careers@gwhealth.asn.au with the job title in the subject line, and include the following documents:

  1. Covering letter
  2. Statement of how you meet the key selection criteria
  3. Current curriculum vitae
  4. Names and contact details of at least three 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, please ensure you understand the information provided on this page. Job applicants, please follow the application procedure above.

Gippsland Women’s Health has an Equal Opportunity Exemption (#H472/2021)