Health Promotion Officer – Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women

Does a health promotion role with a focus on the prevention of violence against women in a dynamic feminist organisation interest you?

This position is a part-time position (0.80 EFT). The position is ordinarily based at 47 Myers St, Bendigo, with work from home flexibility offered.

About Women’s Health Loddon Mallee:

Women’s Health Loddon Mallee is a women’s health promotion organisation based in Bendigo and working across the Loddon Mallee Region of Victoria. Women’s Health Loddon Mallee’s vision is equity in health and wellbeing for women of the Loddon Mallee region. Our priorities are to advance gender equality, prevent violence against women, strengthen women’s mental health and wellbeing, and improve sexual and reproductive health in a changing society.

We are a for purpose health promotion charity run by women for women. Working within a feminist framework WHLM addresses the cultural and structural causes of gender inequalities impacting the health and wellbeing of women in the region, through research, advocacy for systemic change, training, and capacity building.

The Health Promotion Officer – Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women will:

  • Support the delivery of tailored programs and initiatives that work towards the prevention of all forms of violence against women in the Loddon Mallee region.
  • Actively contribute to the achievement of WHLM’s strategic and operational goals.
  • Support organisations, clubs and community groups in their commitment to forwarding gender equality in their communities and preventing violence against women.
  • Contribute to the coordination and delivery of training associated with the prevention of violence against women and gender equality including the facilitation of regional Communities of Practice, workshops and events.

Additional information including Key Selection Criteria can be found in the Position Description

What We Can Offer You:

  • A generous not-for-profit salary packaging program.
  • Paid parental leave
  • The opportunity to make a positive impact on the health and wellbeing outcomes for women of the Loddon Mallee region.
  • A flexible and supportive workplace.
  • A workplace where our work is underpinned by our values of respect, courage and diversity.
  • Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service.
  • 12% superannuation.

How to Apply:

Please see the full Position Description here

Please apply via Ethical Jobs.  Upload your CV/ resume and answer the Key Selection Criteria. Interviews for this role may be conducted as applications are received.

Exemption EO H455/2019– this position is open only to women and people whose gender identity is female. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, migrant and refugee women, LGBTIQA+ women and women with disabilities.

For more information, or a confidential discussion, please contact Tricia Currie (Chief Executive Officer), using the subject line: Health Promotion Officer – Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women enquiry via EthicalJobs.

All offers of employment will be made subject to satisfactory completion of employment checks, Working with Children Check, and a National Police Check.