Womens Health & Family Services specialises in womens health issues, providing medical, counselling, alcohol and other drug support, domestic violence, mental health and other health services for women and their families. The programs and services at WHFS are open to all West Australian women and their families, with consideration made for the unique needs of Aboriginal, migrant and refugee families.

Womens Health & Family Services is currently seeking applicants* for the following positions:

  • Female VR GP for Sessional Work
  • Triage and Intake Officer
  • Aboriginal AOD and MH Counsellor

Female VR GP for Sessional Work

Womens Health & Family Services is seeking a female VR GP with an interest in women’s sexual and reproductive health for sessional work in its Medical & Health Service located in Joondalup & Northbridge.
Sessions negotiable and family friendly.

  • Good remuneration.
  • Salary sacrificing.
  • Nurse and allied health support.
  • Accredited service.

The following Selection Criteria applies to this position:

1. Registered Medical Practitioner in WA.
2. Certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health for Medical practitioners (or equivalent).
3. Experience working in a primary health or GP setting.
4. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
5. Demonstrated task and time management skills.
6. Demonstrated high standards of communication and interpersonal skills.
7. Awareness of own personal values, attitudes, and beliefs and how they impact on communication with clients.
8. Commitment to the philosophy and objectives which guide the work of WHFS.
9. Knowledge of principles of Primary Health.
10. Awareness of legislation relating to Abortion in WA.
11. Familiarity in electronic records management.
12. Current relevant clearances.

How to Apply:

Click Here to view the Job Description with Selection Criteria for this position.

1. Letter of application,
2. Resume and,
3. Application addressing the Selection Criteria referred to in this document

Applications can be emailed or mailed to Sharon Maxwell, smaxwell@whfs.org.au, Womens Health & Family Services, PO Box 32, Northbridge, WA 6865.

Questions regarding this position should be addressed to Sharon Maxwell, Manager Medical & Health, smaxwell@whfs.org.au Tel 08 6330 5400.

Aboriginal AOD/Mental Health Counsellor

Womens Health & Family Services has a position vacancy for an Aboriginal AOD/Mental Health Counsellor. This position will be based in Joondalup, Perth, with outreach work as required.

This position is for 4 days per week with potential to be full-time for a 12 month position, with the possibility of extension.  This position is available for immediate start.

Click Here to view the Job Description and Selection Criteria for this position.

For confidential discussions regarding questions specific to this role please email Fiona Reid freid@whfs.org.au or telephone 6330 5400.

Applications addressing the selection criteria from the job description, along with CV and nominated referees should be submitted by email no later than 4:00pm Monday, 12 November 2018 to Sarella Kessel at WHFS HR@whfs.org.au

Being female is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement this position under the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 - Section 34 Exemptions.  This allows for the exclusive employment of women in a women specific service.Being Aboriginal is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement for this position under the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 - Section 50(d) Exemptions.  This allows for the employment of Aboriginal persons with services for the purpose of promoting their welfare where those services can most effectively be provided by an Aboriginal person.


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Please Note:

It is the policy of WHFS that all employees undergo criminal record screening. The screening is carried out by the department of Health and the cost is borne by the employee.

* Being female is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement for this position under section 30(2) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984.