Are you passionate about helping young children and families by providing specialised support and education to assist them to adjust to parenthood?
Formed in 1917, the Queen Elizabeth Centre (QEC) is Victoria's largest provider of residential, community and home-based parenting services, for families with children aged from birth until 4 years of age. QEC’s vision is for children to get the best start in life.
QEC employs a skilled, multidisciplinary workforce who work in a child-centred, strengths based partnership approach, by building genuine and respectful partnerships with parents/carers, in order to work towards achieving improved outcomes for children and their families.
We are keen to hear from enrolled nursing, early chilldhood and community services professionals with a passion for the work we do. As an Early Parenting Practitioner you will provide specialised support, care and education to enhance families' parenting competencies. You will be responsible for improving parents' knowledge, skills and attitudes as well as build the ability of parents to meet their children's health, safety and developmental needs.
To be considered for this role you will possess:
- A relevant qualification in Early Childhood Development, Infant Mental Health, Enrolled Nurse (Mothercraft Nurse/Medication Endorsed), Community Services or equivalent qualification in a human services discipline, at diploma level or higher.
- You will ideally have previous experience working with families in the health/welfare sector or mother and baby unit
- An understanding of child development and the factors that can impede a child's development
In return you will be offered a great working environment, rewarding career, excellent training and support, attractive salary and benefits.
For a detailed position description, along with selection criteria, please refer to www.qec.org.au.
How to Apply:
Please provide the following:
- A cover letter
- Your resume outlining education and employment experience
For further information please contact People & Culture on 03 9549 2773.
Appointment is subject to up to date Immunisation, 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.