Full Time, Business hours, Monday to Friday
Competitive salary plus salary packaging option
Fixed term until June 2020
Formed in 1917, QEC is Victoria’s largest provider of residential and community based Early Parenting Services. We deliver a variety of different programs to more than 3,800 families annually - directly and in partnership with government and NFP partners across metropolitan and regional Victoria.
Many of our families are exposed to serious adversity including family violence, trauma, alcohol/substance abuse and mental health problems leading to reduced capacity to provide safe, consistent 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.
As the Program Coordinator, you will be responsible for primarily coordinating the Parenting Plus program across the Gippsland region. Parenting Plus is an early intervention/prevention intensive home based parenting skills development program for vulnerable families with children aged 0 – 4years. The aim of the program is to strengthen families and prevent entry into the Child Protection system.
The role is responsible for leading a team of Early Parenting Practitioners and to ensure a high quality service is delivered to our families. As the Coordinator, you will undertake a number of duties including accepting referrals, carrying out pre-admission interviews, risk assessments, attending discharge meetings as well as producing comprehensive evidenced-based client reports for DHHS when required. A key part of this role is to ensure our programs are running on target and to analyse program outcomes and make appropriate recommendations for service enhancement
To be considered for this role you will possess:
A tertiary qualification in either Maternal and Child Health Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work, Mental Health, Psychology or equivalent
Up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge of family child health and development
Relevant experience working with families with high needs
Current Victorian drivers' licence
In return you will be offered a great working environment, salary packaging, excellent training and support, attractive salary, laptop, mobile phone and access to a company vehicle during work hours.
For a detailed position description including selection criteria, please refer to www.qec.org.au under professionals/employment opportunities.
Applications are required to address the key selection criteria. Applications can be forwarded to People and Culture firstname.lastname@example.org by COB Wednesday 5th March, 2019.
Appointment is subject to a satisfactory police check, immunisation status 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.