Full Time, business hours, Monday to Friday
Higher than market average salary
Fixed term until June 2020
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.
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 Social Work, Nursing, Psychology or working towards a relevant qualification.
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, ADO’s every 4 weeks , highly attractive salary plus salary packaging options, excellent training and support, 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 email@example.com by COB Thursday 23rd May, 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.
QEC promotes diversity and equal opportunity in employment and is committed to a more diverse workforce.