Mediators Panel – ACT Magistrates Court

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ACT Magistrates Court
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: Multiple: Panel Opportunity
Date Posted: 26/11/2018
Expiry Date: December 14, 2018
Job Type: Freelance
Job Level: Top level
Years of Experience: 5
Salary Info
Salary Type: Fixed
Salary: $1,500 per mediation
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The ACT Magistrates Court is currently seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified people for their Mediators Panel.

Qualifications Required

To be eligible to apply you must have the following professional qualifications:

  1. Registered as nationally accredited mediators; and
  2. Legal practitioners who are or eligible for admission as a practitioner of the High Court or the Supreme Court of an Australian State or Territory; with at least 5 years post admission experience;
  3. Preferably with experience in civil litigation in the ACT.

Panel Particulars

To be placed on a panel of mediators to undertake mediations in the civil jurisdiction of the Court on the following terms:

  1. Parties will pay the mediator fees directly in accordance with the time frame provided by the Court on an equal share basis unless otherwise agreed between the parties;
  2. The fee shall be $1,500 (inclusive of GST) per mediation;
  3. Mediations will be for a maximum of 4 hours unless otherwise agreed by the parties and the mediator;
  4. Mediations will be held in an ACT Law Courts facility unless otherwise agreed in advance by the parties and the mediator;
  5. The Court will endeavour to allocate two mediations per day to the mediator in one week blocks, namely 10 mediations for the week.
  6. There is, however, no guarantee of any particular quantity or type of work.

Family Advisor – Canberra

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Relationships Australia Canberra and Region
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: 18/09/2018
Expiry Date: September 30, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Entry level
Years of Experience: 2
Salary Info
Salary Type: Min-Max
Salary: $66,552-$71,767
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Family Advisor

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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.

About the Role
Family Advisor is an ongoing, part time (30 hours per week) position based at RACR Deakin office.

Reporting to the Early Intervention Services Manager, Family Advisor is expected to assist practitioners in delivering quality integrated services to RACR clients by providing a stepped care model that includes, information, intake, screening, assessment, referrals and case coordination , while liaising with a wide range of external stakeholders.

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

  • Minimum  Tertiary Qualification in Social Science, Social Work, or related discipline  with relevant experience
  • Excellent telephonic communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to engage sensitively with a diverse range of people
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and assess client needs and act accordingly, including communicating with heightened clients and having difficult conversations;

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 $66,552.72 to $71,761.56 plus superannuation per annum for full time and PBI benefits. 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, and special paid leave during annual holiday shutdown period and flexible working arrangements.

To apply

To apply, please send your resume with names of two work related referees and a cover letter specifically addressing each of the selection criteria (no more than half a page response under each criterion) to careers@racr.relationships.org.au. Applications that do not address selection criteria will not be considered during the shortlisting process.

The position description with selection criteria can be downloaded from our website: http://www.racr.relationships.org.au/about-us/employment

For further information about the position or application process, please contact the Early Intervention Services Manager or Counselling Team Leader on 02 6122 7100 or email careers@racr.relationships.org.au.

Closing date for applications: 5pm 24 Monday September 2018


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