Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner – Wollongong Family Relationship Centre

Wollongong Posted on Family Dispute Resolution, Mediation Services

About the Role 

We are looking for a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner to join our team in Wollongong on a Part-time basis. In this position, you will provide a range of interventions to families post-separation who are experiencing various levels of conflict and are unable to reach agreement regarding parenting arrangements for their children and/or the distribution of property.

These interventions include mediation, conciliation, therapeutic mediation and child inclusive practice under the jurisdiction of the Family Law Act.

This position is offered on a permanent basis and the successful applicant will work 4 days per week (28 hours).

Your experience will tick the following boxes:

  • Appropriate Tertiary qualification in law, psychology or social work
  • Accreditation as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (Australian Attorney- General’s Department)
  • An understanding of the process and purpose of child-inclusive practice in FDR
  • Knowledge of family law legislation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of community services, especially those relating to families experiencing relationship difficulties.

Even better:

  • Knowledge of child protection
  • Well-developed ability and understanding of issues facing diverse linguistic communities both established and newly emerging
  • Family Dispute Resolution (mediation) experience or experience working in a related field – counselling /therapy, welfare, family law
  • Experience and expertise in program promotion and liaison
  • Experience working within a Family Law context
  • Familiarity with the Family Law Act and other relevant legislation (e.g. Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act)

Why Uniting?

Accompanying Uniting’s fulfilling careers are a range of excellent benefits including:

  • Salary Packaging benefits, designed to increase your take home salary
  • Registered Training Organization

What’s next?

If the idea of working for a progressive not-for-profit organization excites you, then please apply now.
Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police Check and Reference Checks.

NSW FDR salary range

Job Information

Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Part Time Job level: Mid level Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 02 May 2020

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