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Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners x2

Relationships Australia Victoria
  • Leading community sector organisation
  • 2 x positions available: 1 x full time and 1 x part-time
  • Convenient location in Melbourne CBD

We have on offer two (2) exciting opportunities for motivated and experienced Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners, to join Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) in this important role with staff who have been delivering effective client focused services and outcomes for over 70 years in Victoria. The full time role will have a focus on property mediation.

About RAV

RAV is a secular, community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliations who have been providing services to the Victorian community for over 70 years. Our vision is for “positive, respectful, safe and fulfilling relationships for all Australians”. Our objective is to relieve suffering, distress and helplessness and to enhance physical, social and emotional wellbeing. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of their religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances. RAV provides services from centres across metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.

About the role

Reporting to the Centre Manager Melbourne (Acting), this position is responsible for providing Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) to families by assisting to resolve issues in dispute such as parenting arrangements and property settlements. The role is also responsible for undertaking assessments, group work (as required) and providing information, support and referral to match presenting needs to services and programs.

We have on offer two (2) positions available at our Melbourne CBD centre: one (1) full-time, ongoing opportunity for a FDRP with property mediation knowledge and one (1) part-time, 0.7 EFT position covering parental leave until March 2022. The successful candidates will be required to work an evening each week (Tuesday or Thursday) to deliver services to meet the community needs.

Skills, experience and qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in social sciences, social work, law or psychology,
  • Successful completion of the Vocational Graduate Diploma in Dispute Resolution,
  • Demonstrated previous experience as a family dispute resolution practitioner (advantageous)
  • Registration as an FDRP under the Accreditation Rules or on the Register of FDRP maintained by the Attorney-General’s Department for eligibility immediately, and
  • Property mediation knowledge and experiences is highly desirable.

A full copy of the position description (can be viewed below and) is available at https://www.relationshipsvictoria.com.au/.

What we offer

A competitive salary package is on offer to the successful candidate with a base salary range of $84k to $91k per annum, superannuation and access to salary packaging. We are an ‘employer of choice’ providing best practice professional development, training, clinical supervision and work / life balance conditions and benefits to our staff. To apply for this position, use the APPLY button and attach your covering letter responding to the above job requirements “Skills, experience and qualifications” and your current resume/cv.

For specific queries about this position contact Lisa Stockheim, Centre Manager Melbourne (Acting) by phoning 0427 316 616.

RAV is committed to building and supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ communities and people with disabilities. We are committed to the safety of our clients and staff and promote a child-safe work environment. We recognise the lifelong impacts of childhood trauma and recognise those who had children taken away from them. All staff must undergo a National Police Check, International Police Check (if applicable) and Working with Children Check. RAV is a public benevolent institution.

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