Clinical Coordinator - Preston

About us

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-centered, 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.

QEC provides a range of programs, varying in duration, intensity and location (residential, home and community based). All programs at QEC are research informed, evidence based and individually tailored to meet the unique needs of each family.


About the role

The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for leading, mentoring and supporting a small multidisciplinary team to deliver high quality care and support for children and families engaged in home based and community programs.

The Clinical Coordinator works competently within their scope of practice to deliver and lead safe, evidence informed, person-centered care to achieve optimal outcomes for all children. The role will work collaboratively with Community Early Parenting Practitioners to provide exceptional service delivery to families experiencing vulnerability in line with QEC’s Model of Care and Practice Framework. 

The role also involves reviewing referrals for eligibility, pre-admission interviews, discharge planning and referrals to ongoing supports where required. As a leader, this role will involve making decisions regarding case direction and risk management in line with current legislation and QEC policy and procedures


About you

To be successful in this role you will be an enthusiastic and committed individual who will possess;

Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology (or equivalent) or Division 1 Registered Nurse/Midwife OR extensive industry experience

Demonstrated leadership experience in supervising and/or coaching staff

Demonstrated experience working with families experiencing multiple vulnerabilities.

Theoretical understanding of child and family health, wellbeing, safety and development.

Experience in implementing an evidence informed approach to promote positive outcomes for children and families.

Understanding of the legislative requirements and guidelines that underpin Child and Family service system.

In return you will undergo a comprehensive orientation process including both corporate, site and clinical inductions, immersion in QEC’s Model of Care and Practice Framework, access to our Clinical Starter Program (includes personal coaching from our clinical educator), and on the job training. 

You will also engage in ongoing reflective practice and supervision, have a fantastic working environment with a real sense of team. We offer regular training opportunities, competitive salary and access to company vehicles during work hours.

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

Generous salary packaging

Access to study and professional development leave

Extensive training and ongoing career development

Access to QEC's wellbeing program

Free car parking

QEC closure over the Christmas and New Year period

Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience

Access to QEC's Employee Assistance Program


How to Apply:

Please forward your application via Seek including:

A cover letter

Your resume outlining educational and employment background

Applications close 18th January 2023.

For further information please contact People and Culture on 9549 2741.

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.