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

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.

Triage and Intake Officer

Womens Health & Family Services is seeking a suitably qualified, motivated practitioner to implement an exciting new pilot program within the organisation.

The position will allow WHFS to more accurately identify client need and provide referrals to the most appropriate service/s within the organisation

You will be the first point of contact for clients and external referring agencies providing assessment and screening. You will work closely with practitioners across all service areas to consider appropriate referrals and capacity, maintaining/updating waitlists when necessary.

You will facilitate referrals to other organisations when appropriate.

You will be pivotal in developing and implementing the effective process allowing a more efficient, streamlined service delivery model throughout the organisation.

The position is for 50 hours per fortnight for a period of 6 months (with the possibility of extension) and offers a salary range of $70,921 - $77,890 (pro rata) with flexible, family friendly working conditions, attractive salary sacrifice packaging entitlements and superannuation in a dynamic, forward thinking organisation.

How to Apply: 

Click Here to view the Job Description with selection criteria for this position.

Applications addressing the selection criteria, along with CV and nominated referees should be submitted by email no later than 4:00pm Friday, 02 November 2018 to Sarella Kessel at HR@whfs.org.au

For confidential discussions regarding questions specific to this role please email Melanie Every at mevery@whfs.org.au or telephone 6330 5400.

Women from CALD, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island backgrounds are encouraged to apply


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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.