FAMILY DISPUTE RESOLUTION PRACTITIONER ( FDRP)
- A fantastic opportunity to join the existing team of Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners
- Leading Not-For-Profit organisation
- Based in Macquarie Park
- Salary Packaging available
Relationships Australia NSW (RANSW) believes everyone is entitled to positive, supportive and healthy relationships. Our work is centred on building strong family relationships and community connections. As a leading independent non-profit organisation, we focus on those in greatest need, and we conduct our work with respect for difference and social inclusiveness.
We are currently looking for an experienced Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner to join our Family Relationship Centre based in Macquarie Park. Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners provide a range of interventions to families that are experiencing conflict and are unable to reach an agreement regarding arrangements in relation to children.
This position requires the practitioner to be registered on the Australian Government Attorney General's Department Register of Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners under the Family Law Act 1975 (see Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners Regulations 2008).
About the role
Some of the responsibilities of the successful applicant will include:
- Maintaining Family Dispute Resolution service to clients from referral to closure as appropriate, including all clinical and administrative tasks of cases.
- Providing a range of interventions to families who are experiencing conflict post-separation and are unable to reach agreement regarding parenting arrangements for their children.
- Provide information to clients and potential clients about other options upon separation, including information about counselling and legal processes. Refer clients to other services (internal and external) as required.
About the successful candidate
This is a part time position working 3 days per week. Days of work are flexible and will be discussed with the successful candidate. The successful candidate will have:
- Registered on the Australian Government Attorney General's Department Register of Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners under the Family Law Act 1975;
- A tertiary background in law, social sciences, social work or mediation/dispute resolution
- Demonstrated high level of skills in family dispute resolution including assessments and mediation intervention;
- Demonstrated ability to work in a child-focused approach;
- Knowledge of issues facing separating families;
Previous experience in property mediation is desirable.
How to Apply
We enjoy salary packaging and a number of non-salary benefits that have been designed to assist in our personal and career growth and wellbeing.
Candidates MUST apply online and answer the role selection criteria's. For more information about the role and details on how to apply, visit the link below:
RANSW is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and recognises the importance of attracting the right people for the right job. Candidates are selected in accordance with predetermined selection criteria.
RANSW is committed to creating opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, this is a core part of our Reconciliation Action Plan. Australia's First Peoples are encouraged to apply for this role. RANSW's RAP can be found at: http://www.relationshipsnsw.org.au/about-us/stretchreconciliation-action-plan/
This role has no formal closing date, we will review applications as they are received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.