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:

Chief Financial & Operations Officer

At Womens Health & Family Services the capability of our people is key to our success. With over 40 years in the not-for-profit sector providing an integrated model of health and well-being services to women and their families we offer an inclusive, safe and supportive environment with extraordinary passionate and committed professionals.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a workplace where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives.

About the Role:

This is an exciting time to join the senior management team. As the Chief Financial and Operations Officer, you will be accountable for the appropriate operational controls, reporting procedures and people systems to effectively grow the service and to provide financial strength, operating efficiency and strategic effectiveness.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate the overall corporate strategy with the CEO and senior management team
  • Lead the hands-on operational aspects of the organisation
  • Drive a culture of accountability in financial management and enhancing WHFS reach and impact.
  • Support the CEO and Board with key financial information and operational analytics to inform decision making

About You:

To be successful in this role, you will have strong business and financial acumen. You will have proven business management experience and a depth of knowledge in financial and accounting systems and standards, legislative and compliance requirements.

You will be an excellent communicator and an impactful leader that drives accountability and fosters a culture that supports ideas generation, collaboration, inclusion and diversity.

You will have strong influencing and relationship management capability to enable effective engagement with all levels of government and other key stakeholders.  You will have a structured approach to work with experience in the preparation, implementation and review of strategic and operational plans.

Tertiary qualified in the area of Finance or Business is essential. Experience working in a not for profit environment will be highly regarded.

Both Men and Women are encouraged to apply.

People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds are also encouraged to apply.


You will be based at the purpose designed modern headquarters within the Womens Health & Family Service Centre in Northbridge.

About the Organisation

Womens Health & Family Services is a not for profit organisation which has been providing services for WA women since 1977. Programs and Services at WHFS include medical, counselling, drug and alcohol support, domestic violence, mental health and other health services for women and their families. The services at WHFS are open to all WA women including Aboriginal women, migrant and refugee women, and their families.

To apply for this job:

To receive an information pack about this role contact -

Kathrina Bryen



Applications (including cover letter) should be submitted by 26 March 2018 to kb@bryen.com.au

Aboriginal Family Support Service Project Worker

The position is 3 to 4 days (negotiable) per week for 6 months with the possibility of extension. Immediate start.

WHFS is seeking a suitably qualified Aboriginal Family Support Project Worker to deliver a service targeting at risk Aboriginal women and their families. Support may include one-to-one individual, couples, family outreach and group approaches.

Salary range of $66,261.00 to $77, 863.50 plus entitlements and superannuation with attractive salary packaging in a dynamic organisation.

How to Apply:

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

Applications addressing the selection criteria (on the job description), with CV and nominated referees should be submitted by email no later than 4:00pm Tuesday 27 March 2018 to Sarella Kessel at HR@whfs.org.au.

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

Part Time Receptionist - 30 hours per week

Womens Health & Family Services is seeking a motivated Receptionist with experience in providing high quality reception services to a high functioning healthcare team of doctors, nurses, counsellors, advocates and clients in a caring and supportive manner while maintaining confidentiality of all information.  The position is for 30 hours per week – Monday to Friday.

A WHFS receptionist is an integral part of a receptionist team that provides a friendly, welcoming and well-organised front office facility for the organisation.

The role includes:

  •  Coordinate medical appointments and other functions through GENIE.
  •  Coordinate and maintain appointment system for doctors and counsellors including reminders, follow ups and cancellations

Salary range of $23.26 to $29.80 per hour with attractive salary packaging entitlements and superannuation in a dynamic organisation.

How to Apply: 

Click Here to view the job description and selection criteria for this position

Applications addressing the selection criteria and attaching Resume and nominated referees may be submitted by email to Barbara Barclay, bbarclay@whfs.org.au  no later than 4:00pm Wednesday 11 April 18.  Successful applicants can expect to be interviewed as soon as possible.

Contact Barbara Barclay, WHFS, PO Box 32, Northbridge, WA 6865, Tel 08 6330 5476 Fax 08 6330 5400

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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.