Employment and other opportunities

For the latest employment opportunities for either WESNET or AWAVA please see below

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Part-time Temporary Position
Policy Officer - AWAVA Program  team - backfill position

WESNET is seeking a skilled and motivated person to fill a temporary position as Australian Women Against Violence Alliance’s Policy Officer. AWAVA, one of the National Women’s Alliances, is a program of WESNET, which acts as AWAVA’s auspicing body. This is a back-fill position available until 31 March 2021 with the possibility of extension depending on funding and staffing arrangements. Based in Canberra, the role involves policy and submission writing and analysis, and development of resources and policy documents to support AWAVA’s Advisory Group and broader membership. WESNET is an equal opportunity employer and aims to be a family-friendly workplace where possible offering flexible working arrangements and conditions in line with the Award. As a Public Benevolent Institution WESNET’s remuneration package includes generous salary packaging options in addition to salary sacrificing arrangements. Remuneration for the position is linked to Level 5.1 of the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, currently at $39.94 ph (plus superannuation, leave loading and Work Cover).

WESNET is Australia's peak women's organisation working to eliminate domestic and family violence. AWAVA is one of the six National Women’s Alliances funded by the Australian Government. 

The successful applicant will provide support to the AWAVA Program Manager to deliver the aims and objectives of AWAVA by:

What we offer

How to apply

Sorry, applications for this position closed at 9am on 1 June 2020. 

Please note that applicants that do not follow our basic instructions, will not be considered for shortlisting. 

How to apply

Download 

the PDF of the position description. 


Prepare

your cover letter, statement of claims against the key selection criteria and your CV with names of two referees

Submit 

your application by email to [email protected] by the closing date. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT ADDRESS THE SELECTION CRITERIA WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.