Family Connections Manager (Specialist Services)

Part Time 0.8 FTE to Full Time negotiable

Noble Park

12 month fixed term position with a view to an ongoing, permanent role

Free onsite parking


About us: 

Formed in 1917, the Queen Elizabeth Centre (QEC) is Victoria's largest provider of residential, community and home-based parenting services, for families with children aged from birth until 4 years of age. QEC’s vision is for children to get the best start in life. QEC is undergoing a significant period of growth and this is a very exciting time to join us.

QEC employs a skilled, multidisciplinary workforce who work in a child-centred, strengths-based partnership approach, by building genuine and respectful partnerships with parents/carers, to work towards achieving improved outcomes for children and their families.

QEC provides a range of programs, varying in duration, intensity and location (residential, home and community based). All programs at QEC are research informed, evidence based and individually tailored to meet the unique needs of each family.


About the role:

The Family Connections Manager (Specialist Services) will be responsible for leading an innovative and progressive multidisciplinary team consisting of Maternal and Child Health Nurses, Registered Nurses with varying specialties (mental health, paediatrics, drug and alcohol and infant mental health), Social Workers and other Allied Health professionals. The role will oversee client service delivery within a number of programs including Day Stay, Play Steps, Assessment and Intake, Tuning In Online Program (TOP) and ForWhen programs.  

The Family Connections Manager (Specialist Services) is a collaborative member of QEC’s broader organisational leadership team ensuring positive outcomes for families within a family centred model while adhering to program funding guidelines.


About you:

To be successful in this role, you will be an enthusiastic leader who will possess;

Current AHPRA Registration as relevant

Registered Nurse Division 1 or Bachelor's degree in a related health field such as Psychology or Social Work

Desireable post-graduate qualification in Mental Health, Midwifery or Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing

Health service leadership /management experience

Demonstrated success in driving processes and a culture of quality improvement and clinical governance

This is a unique and rewarding role that would suit an experienced Nurse Unit Manager or equivalent Allied Health leader with a passion and interest in the field of early parenting. You will enjoy a professional and supportive team environment and access to training and development opportunities. An attractive salary is on offer along with salary packaging options.  


To apply:

For a detailed position description including selection criteria, please refer to under professionals/employment opportunities.

To apply, please forward your application through our advertisement on Seek, including a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria. 

Applications close Sunday 26th March 2023.

For further information, please contact Elaine Grant, Director of Nursing and Clinical Services on or Tammy Myrtle, People & Culture 9547-2777.


Appointment is subject to up to date immunisation status, satisfactory Police Check and Working with Children Check.

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

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