Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

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Organisation : Relationships Australia Canberra & Region

Location : New South Wales, NSW Region (Wagga Wagga)

Work Type : Part-time

Sector : Community Development, Families, Law, Justice & Human Rights

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : $73,374.33 to $81,997.35 per annum plus superannuation for full time

Application Closing Date : 15 Oct, 2018

About the Role

Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP) within the Post Separation Services program is a part-time (0.6 FTE, 22.5 hours a week), ongoing position based in Wagga Wagga, NSW.

Reporting to the Clinical Coordinator, the FDRP role is expected to provide information and deliver education and mediation services to couples and families who are separating or who are separated. 

To be successful in this role, you are required to possess:

  • Tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology, law or social scien
  • Has completed or willingness to complete, either:
    • The full Vocational Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution (or higher education provider equivalent); or
    • An appropriate qualification or accreditation under the National Mediation Accreditation Scheme and competency in the six compulsory units from the Vocational Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution (or higher education provider equivalent).
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment.

For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the position description on our website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.

Salary & Benefits

The salary on offer is in the range of $73,374.33 to $81,997.35 per annum plus superannuation for full time. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), RACR employees also receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities, thus significantly increasing the value of your take-home pay.

According to the RACR Enterprise Agreement, the successful candidate will have access to generous leave provisions, annual leave loading, special paid leave during annual holiday shutdown period and flexible working arrangements.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Relationships Australia Canberra & Region

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships. We are a community-based, not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious affiliations. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religious belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.

Relationships Australia offer services in various locations around Australia that includes counselling, family dispute resolution (mediation) and a range of family and community support and education programs, primarily funded by Federal, State and Territory Governments. Relationships Australia Canberra & Region (RACR) is one of the eight state and territory organisations that comprise the Relationships Australia Federation.

RACR is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on any grounds. We have voluntarily opted to be subject to the obligations of a public authority under Part 5A of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2008 (ACT). This means that all staff must comply with human rights, as far as possible to do so, in all our decisions and conduct.

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Post Separation Services Manager

Phone : 02 6923 9100

Email : careers@racr.relationships.org.au

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner via Pro Bono Australia.


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