Early Parenting Practitioner - Preston

•  Monday to Friday, business hours
•  4 days and 3 days per week available
•  Preston Location


Are you passionate about helping young children and families by providing specialised support and education to assist them to adjust to parenthood?

With a proud history of 100 years, QEC (Queen Elizabeth Centre) is amongst the leading parenting centres in Australia. QEC provides a range of specialised support, care and guidance to help parents manage the many challenges that arise during early parenting, from birth until 48 months. We provide services to Victorian families and specialise in working with vulnerable families in our community.

We are keen to hear from Early Childhood Professionals interested in joining QEC’s community services working within various programs including stronger families and PASDS based in our northern region. This role will involve working with families in their homes, providing holistic assistance, support and effective skills development to enhance families’ parenting competencies. You will be responsible for improving parents’ knowledge, skills and attitudes as well as build the ability of parents to meet their children’s health, safety and developmental needs.


To be considered for this role you will possess:
• Associate Diploma in Child Care Studies, Enrolled Nurse Level 1 (Mothercraft Nurse) or equivalent qualification in a human services discipline
• Experience in working with families in the health/welfare sector
• Experience working in community settings such as home based family services and/or long day child care
• Excellent communication, organisational and time management skills


In return you will be offered a great working environment, excellent training and support, company car (during work hours), mobile, laptop, attractive hourly rate and salary packaging.

For a detailed position description including selection criteria, please refer to www.qec.org.au under professionals/employment opportunities.  Applications addressing the key selection criteria can be forwarded to The Coordinator, People and Culture peopleandculture@qec.org.au  by COB Sunday 27th May 2018.



Appointment is subject to a current immunisation certificate, satisfactory police check and Working with Children CheckQEC employees are required to comply with the Victorian Public Sector Code of Conduct and the Victorian Child Safe Standards.