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The Centre for Women's Safety and Wellbeing advertises vacant positions on our website, with promotion on our social media and via our enewsletter.

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The Centre for Women’s Safety and Wellbeing has an exciting opportunity for a skilled and passionate domestic and family violence professional to join our team.  

About the role

The role of Manager, Workforce Development, Quality and Governance is to oversee the operations, development and implementation of the Centre for Women’s Safety and Wellbeing’s (CWSW) Code of Practice activities for specialist family and domestic violence services in Western Australia. The project will be undertaken by the Centre for Women’s Safety and Wellbeing (CWSW) and Stopping Family Violence (SFV) between January 2023 and December 2025.

The role will establish a range of opportunities and develop a structure to undertake sector wide activities to:

  • Build workforce capability
  • Support recruitment and retention of the specialist workforce
  • Strengthen leadership in the specialist sector
  • Prioritise employee health, safety, and wellbeing.
  • Build sector and organisational capability
  • Promote a connected and cohesive system
  • Identify policy and practice recommendations and advice based on key learnings
  • Raise awareness and promote key initiatives from the Code of Practice to the sector and other workforces where work intersects with the sector.
  • Coordinate and lead the work of the Codes of Practice and Audit Tool Development Project, as per the project plan.
  • Manage project budget ensuring deliverables occur within budget.
  • Build relationships and maintain productive partnerships with a range of stakeholders

The Manager, Workforce Development, Quality and Governance will also provide leadership across clinical governance, supervision, risk and compliance for CWSW and support the area of business development and growth.

This Level 8 SCHADS Award position is full-time for a fixed 18-month term to June 2024, which is highly likely to be extended. Salary packaging is available.

For more information about the key responsibilities of the role and the skills required, please download the position description.


Please send a current CV and cover letter addressing the selection criteria (2-3 pages) to admin@cwsw.org.au. Applications close Monday 23 January.

Applicants may hold some or all of the skills listed under the selection criteria. Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how they believe they could meet the criteria given the opportunity, for example obtaining necessary skills or outlining transferrable skills.

For further information about the role, or to have an informal discussion, please contact Alison Evans, Chief Executive Officer, on 0436 117 398.

CWSW reserves the right to close this process at any time. Applications received may be considered for future opportunities.

Students and volunteers

If you are seeking a student placement, work experience, internship or volunteer opportunity it is important to be aware that CWSW is not a direct service provider for domestic, family and sexual violence and women’s health services. Our role as a peak body focuses on sector support and development, and systemic advocacy. 

A student or volunteer opportunity with us depends on a variety of factors including your area of interest or study, and our capacity to support and facilitate an opportunity, which can vary throughout the year. 

If you are interested and have a request for a student or volunteer opportunity, please email admin@cwsw.org.au and we will endeavor to get back to you as soon as possible. 

Working with us

The Centre for Women’s Safety and Wellbeing (CWSW) is an independent, representative peak body for women’s specialist domestic and family violence, community-based women’s health and sexual assault services in Western Australia. We are the leading voice for women and children affected by gender-based violence in Western Australia.

CWSW is a small, inclusive organisation with a passionate, friendly team. We offer flexible and accessible working arrangements and aim to be responsive to the needs of employees. This includes people with disability; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people; young people; older people; women; and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex and queer people.

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