Permanent
Footscray
Close Date: 23/07/2020
REF: WHWdfv0520
Applications for this listing are closed

Director, Integrated Family Violence Services

Permanent
Footscray
Close Date: 23/07/2020
REF: WHWdfv0520
  • Promote equity and justice for women
  • Champion women’s health, safety and wellbeing
  • Drive organisational service delivery

The Position

Women’s Health West (WHW) is seeking to appoint an exceptional, values-driven, feminist leader to steer the directorate of Integrated Family Violence Services. As a member of the executive team and reporting directly to the CEO, you will be pivotal in the development, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of a range of integrated, accessible and culturally appropriate family violence services for women and children in the western metropolitan region.

The successful candidate will have a track record of sound leadership and high-level communication skills ensuring the continued development and delivery of high-quality and integrated family violence services, programs and initiatives that reflect WHW’s strategic direction and core values. The Director, Integrated Family Violence Services is expected to ensure the organisation’s vision, goals and annual priorities are promoted and achieved. You will also play a lead role in developing strategic partnerships across the western region that work to improve family violence response strategies and in advocating for the needs of women, and their children, who experience family violence.

Presenting with outstanding interpersonal skills, the appointee will be supportive and collaborative and offer a leadership style that nurtures and develops, challenges and inspires staff. You will possess both tertiary qualifications in social work (or a related discipline) and relevant post-graduate qualifications will be highly regarded. You will also demonstrate ethics and integrity, coupled with a thorough understanding and working knowledge of the family violence sector.

The Organisation

Women’s Health West (WHW) has a 40-year history of championing women’s health, safety and wellbeing in the western metropolitan region.

Working in the three core areas of primary prevention, intervention and response WHW provides a specialist service that is run by and for women, and their children in the western region experiencing family violence.

Their work engages in activities including collaborative action, research, organisational capacity building, direct service delivery and community development to enhance women and their children’s access to resources and services to promote gender equity and justice.

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To apply, please click on ‘Apply now’ using reference WHWdfv0520 and addressing your cover letter and resume to Kate Wheeler, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

WHW welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people who identify as LGBTI.

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