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Bicultural Workers x4 - Hakha Chin / Mandarin

Women's Health East
  • 1 permanent 0.8 EFT position and 1 permanent 0.6 EFT position - Hakha Chin
  •  1 permanent 0.8 EFT position and 1 permanent 0.6 EFT position -  Mandarin
  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 Level 4

About Women’s Health East 

Women’s Health East is a women’s health promotion agency based in Doncaster East that works across Melbourne’s eastern region. WHE’s vision is equality, empowerment, health and wellbeing for all women. Our strategic priorities are to advance gender equality, prevent violence against women and improve women’s sexual and reproductive health. Women’s Health East is recruiting for a number of positions following new investment from the Victorian State Government in the women’s health sector. 

Role summary  

Women’s Health East is recruiting four Bicultural Workers – two staff to work with migrant and refugee women who speak Hakha Chin and two staff to work with migrant and refugee women who speak Mandarin.

The Bicultural Workers will deliver evidence-based in-language health education and health promotion programs to migrant and refugee women from these communities to promote their mental health and wellbeing, sexual and reproductive health, and to prevent violence against women. These positions work with women to facilitate community-capacity building and enables opportunities for women’s engagement, participation and co-design of health promotion programs. 

Why work for Women’s Health East

Women’s Health East is a pro-choice feminist organisation with a strong culture and a professional and dedicated staff. Employees enjoy a range of benefits that include hybrid working arrangements, special leave, training and professional development, and access to an Employee Assistance Program. Staff can salary package a tax-free component of up to $15,899 of their gross salary per year and salary package a meal entertainment and holiday accommodation benefit. 

The position descriptions are available at www.whe.org.au

For further information about this position, please contact Belinda Crockett, Health Promotion Manager at bcrockett@whe.org.au using the subject line: Bicultural Workers x4 - Hakha Chin / Mandarin enquiry via EthicalJobs or call 0404 036 576. 

(depending on the position you are applying for). The questions you are to respond to are:

  1. What experience do you have delivering health education programs or training to women from migrant and refugee backgrounds?
  2. Tell us about how you would go about designing a health promotion program for women who speak Hakha Chin or Mandarin who live in Melbourne’s east. 
  3. Can you describe your ability to use initiative, work flexibly and independently, and as part of a team?

WHE has an exemption under the Equal Opportunity Act to employ only people who identify as women – EO exemption H216/2017.

A position description is attached.

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