Case Worker – Family Preservation and Reunification Response (FPRR) Program

- Hybrid role working across our Southern Region 

- Full Time, Monday to Friday

- Excellent training and support from QEC and MacKillop

- Public Sector Salary Packaging 

- Fixed term until September 2024

 

The QEC:

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 families face a variety of challenges that impact on their ability to nurture and support their young children. QEC programs are evidence informed and tailored to meet the unique needs of each family and enable families to nurture, protect and enhance their children’s, safety, health and development.  

The Victorian and Aboriginal Family Preservation and Reunification Response (FPRR) Program is a new initiative that aims to promote strong families with children who are safe, healthy, resilient and thriving, and parents and caregivers who are supported to create a safe and nurturing home environment. The FPRR program at QEC supports families with children involved with the Child Projection system from birth to 5 years of age.

The Case Worker benefits from being part of two teams: QEC Community team and the MacKillop FPRR team. As the Case Worker you will be required to work with children and families, delivering interventions in the family home and community that increase parenting capacity, family functioning, support child safety and enhance conditions for child development. 

 

About you:

To be considered for this role you will possess:

A qualification in nursing, social work, psychology, community services, behavioural sciences, or early parenting

Experience working with and providing casework to families with infants and young children aged 0 - 5 years old

Demonstrated ability to assess, plan, implement and review appropriate interventions to support the development of parenting capacity and family functioning.

Experience supporting families to access relevant services to address underlying vulnerabilities and risk factors

A knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and current issues faced by Aboriginal children and their families

 

At QEC, we offer a number of great benefits including:

Rostered days off

17.5% annual leave loading

Access to the QEC wellbeing program

Study leave and opportunities for professional development

Generous salary packaging

Excellent training and ongoing development

Use of company vehicle, lap top and mobile phone 

QEC closure over the Christmas and New Year period

Competitive salary 

Access to QEC's Employee Assistance Program

 

How to Apply:

Please see the attached position description for further details. To apply, please provide the following:

A cover letter

Your resume outlining education and employment background

Applications can be forwarded to peopleandculture@qec.org.au or via our advertisement on Seek

 

Applications close 09 Ocotber 2022.

For further information please contact Sarah Bailey, Area Manager on 03 95492815

 

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.