Associate Nurse Unit Manager

Noble Park location

Public Hospital specialising in Early Parenting

0.5 FTE (5 shifts per fortnight)

Salary packaging option

 

Formed in 1917, the Queen Elizabeth Centre (QEC) is Victoria’s largest provider of residential and community parenting programs in Victoria.   QEC’s vision is for children to get the best start in life. Our work recognises the important role parents/carers play in nurturing, protecting and enhancing the health, development and growth of their children to enable this best start in life.  Our team work in partnership with parents/carers to achieve this through support, education, mentoring and coaching.

 

The QEC residential unit based at Noble Park provides a variety of residential including day and overnight programs for caregivers experiencing challenges with parenting. Families are provided with practical support, education and advice whilst residing at QEC.  Our practitioners assist families to develop an action plan, identifying goals they would like to achieve during their stay at QEC.

 

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of a supportive team that promotes a focused approach for the prevention, early detection and intervention of physical, emotional or social factors affecting young children and their families. The Victorian registered Maternal and Child Health Nurse (MCHN) is a valued and integral member of the Queen Elizabeth Centre’s multidisciplinary team, demonstrating highest quality care for children and families engaged in our programs. As part of the multidisciplinary team, the MCHN will work across all QEC parenting programs delivered at Noble Park as required. These include Residential, Day stay, Parenting Assessment and Skill Development Service (PASDS) and group activities. 

 

To be considered for this role you will possess:

Div 1 Nurse and Midwife

A further graduate qualification in Maternal and Child Health Nursing (Victorian)

Experience in working with families in the health/welfare sector (preferred)

Experience gained within a mother and baby unit will be highly regarded but is not essential

 

In return you will be offered an attractive salary, a rewarding working environment and excellent training and ongoing support.

 

For further information please contact People & Culture on (03) 9549 2741. Please refer to position description attached for selection criteria.

 

Applications addressing the key selection criteria can be forwarded to People and Culture peopleandculture@qec.org.au by COB Thursday 26th September 2019.  

 

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory Police Check, Working with Children Check, current AHPRA Division 1 Nursing Registration and immunisation status.

 

QEC employees are required to comply with the Victorian Public Sector Code of Conduct and the Victorian Child Safe Standards.

 

The QEC promotes diversity and equal opportunity in employment and is committed to a more diverse workforce.