Case Worker (Ad2) – Family Preservation and Reunification Response (FPRR) Program

Preston location 

Full Time, Monday to Friday

Excellent training and support

Salary packaging options available

Fixed term until September 2024

 

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 strengths and challenges that impact on their ability to nurture and support their young children. QEC programs are research-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 children involved with the Child Projection system from birth to 5 years of age.

 

The Case Worker is 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, achieve 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 and/or behavioural sciences 

Demonstrated ability to undertake casework with families

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

 

How to Apply:

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

Applications close 22 July 2022.

 

For further information please contact Louise Walker, Area Manager on 03 93505744

 

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, surface pro and mobile phone

QEC closure over the Christmas and New Year period

Competitive salary 

Access to QEC's Employee Assistance Program

 

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.