Maternal and Child Health Nurse
Multiple vacancies - Full Time, Part Time, Permanent and Fixed Term Contracts
Located at our residential unit in Noble Park
Excellent training and ongoing support
For 100 years the Queen Elizabeth Centre (QEC) has provided specialised care, support and guidance to help parents manage the many challenges that arise during early parenthood, from before birth until 48 months. Many of our families are exposed to serious adversity including family violence, trauma, alcohol and substances abuse and mental health problems leading to reduced capacity to provide safe, consisted parenting. Our programs support families to achieve better life outcomes for their children, transform and develop family resilience, community connections and develop stronger social capital, major determinants of individual and community health.
The QEC residential unit based at Noble Park provides 5 and 10 day 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. We provide individual coaching, counselling and modelling to support this.
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 in our community. This is a great opportunity to utilise your skills and experience and make a real difference to families lives.
To be considered for this role you will possess:
Div 1 Nurse and/or Midwife
A further graduate qualification in Maternal and Child health nursing preferred
Experience in working with families in the health/welfare sector
Experience gained within a mother and baby unit will be highly regarded
In return you will be offered an attractive hourly rate, salary packaging, a rewarding working environment, excellent training and ongoing support.
For further information please contact People & Culture on (03) 9549 2741. Applications can be forwarded to People and Culture email@example.com by COB 25th September 2017.
Appointment is subject to a satisfactory Police Check, Working with Children Check, current APHRA Division 1 Nursing Registration and immunisation status.