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FDRP Wollongong – Permanent Part Time

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Uniting
Wollongong
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Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: 16/03/2019
Expiry Date: March 31, 2019
Job Type: Part Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience:
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Salary Type: Negotiable
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Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner | Wollongong | Permanent Part-Time

Uniting NSW & ACT Wollongong NSW

Part time

About us Our purpose:   To inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
Our values:      As an organisation we are Imaginative, Respectful, Compassionate and Bold.About the opportunity

You’ll provide Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) to separated couples or families, including same sex couples and grandparents. FDR is mediation of parenting or property matters for persons affected by separation or divorce. You will work closely with Uniting therapists to support child-inclusive approaches to FDR.

Key responsibilities include:

  • You’ll provide information in accordance with the Family Law Act 1975 and the Family Law (Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners)Regulations 2008, and other information in accordance with Uniting Unifam policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Assess suitability of clients for FDR in accordance with legislative requirements.
  • Conduct telephone and/or face-to-face Assessment Interviews for FDR in accordance with Uniting Unifam policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Plan, prepare and conduct FDR sessions in accordance with Uniting Unifam policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Ensure all FDR involving parenting arrangements is child focussed and, where appropriate/possible, child inclusive.
  • Ensure the needs and requirements of culturally and linguistically diverse communities are applied.
  • Ensure client safety through best practice with regards to allegations of violence, abuse and other unsafe behaviours, throughout the FDR process.
  • Maintain community liaison, in conjunction with and on behalf of the Manager, particularly with the legal profession and the Family Law Courts.
  • Maintain client confidentiality as required by the Family Law Act, the Privacy Act and Professional Practice.
  • Manage telephone enquiries as required.
  • 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) where appropriate.
  • Provide information and short term support for clients and potential clients where referral-out is inappropriate and insufficient.
  • Prepare parenting plans, property agreements, financial statements and other written documents in accordance with internal and appropriate external competency requirements.
  • Collaborate in the provision of multi-disciplinary interventions (hybrid models of practice) where appropriate.
  • Under the direction of the relevant Managers, you’ll assist with the design and development of FDR training, including the development of materials for FDR training.
  • Under the direction of the relevant Managers, you’ll deliver FDR training.
  • Under the direction of the relevant Managers assist with clinical supervision of FDR students and less experienced FDR practitioners.
  • Provide opportunities for other FDR staff to observe and participate in FDR sessions.

About You

  • Accredited, or eligible to apply for accreditation, as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioer with the Australian Attorney-General’s Department.
  • An understanding of the process and purpose of child-inclusive mediation practice
  • Knowledge of family law legislation
  • Knowledge and understanding of community services, especially those relating to families experiencing relationship difficulties
  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues impacting on children and families during and following separation
  • Good problem solving, case management and assessment skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain community networks
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team as well as independently
  • Highly developed time management and organisation skills

Even better:

  • Knowledge of child protection
  • Well-developed ability and understanding of issues facing diverse linguistic communities both established and newly emerging

Benefits & culture 

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. People with a disability, or who identify as LGBTQI or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander are encouraged to apply.

We work together to ensure that every individual can be the best they can be. We value you and will support you in your career by:

  • Ongoing training and mentoring to improve and learn new skill
  • Family friendly workplace and flexible working hours
  • Salary Packaging

Click on the link to apply.Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police.

Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner – Qualified or Trainee

About Company
Interrelate
Dubbo
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: 06/03/2019
Expiry Date: March 18, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience:
Salary Info
Salary Type: Min-Max
Salary: $41.35-$29.71
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  • Fully Qualified OR Trainee position
  • Dubbo Location
  • $41.35ph (qualified rate) or $29.71ph (trainee rate) + salary packaging + 9.5% superannuation

Interrelate is a community based, not-for-profit organisation that has been a leading provider of quality relationship services in New South Wales since 1926. We have a network of centres across metropolitan, regional and rural New South Wales. Each year, we help over 70,000 individuals, couples, families and children to develop better communication, effective solutions and strong relationships.

We are currently seeking applicants to fill a vacancy for either a fully qualified Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP) or a Trainee that is currently working towards a qualification for our Family Relationship Centre in the Western Region. The Family Relationship Centre is an initiative of the Australian Government to provide families (whether together or separated) with access to information about family relationship issues, ranging from building better relationships to dispute resolution. This position is responsible to conduct family dispute resolution/mediation sessions with clients of the Centre.

This role will either be Permanent Full Time (37.5 hours per  for the qualified role, or Fixed Term Full Time for a period of up to 12 months whilst the Trainee is completing their Traineeship.

This role will be primarily based in Dubbo, however will require travel to Outreach locations within the region.

The successful applicant must hold current accreditation with the Attorney General's Department as an Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner. For more information about how to gain this accreditation please visit: http://www.ag.gov.au/FamiliesAndMarriage/Families/FamilyDisputeResolution/Pages/Becomingafamilydisputeresolutionpractitioner.aspx

Fully Qualified Key Requirements:

  1. Relevant tertiary qualifications in behavioural or social science, mediation or family law
  2. Current or imminent accreditation as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner with the Attorney General's Department
  3. Minimum 3 years’ experience in therapeutic work with families/ children (e.g. counselling, mediation, family law or welfare)
  4. Understanding of the impact of family separation and breakdown on children
  5. Demonstrated skills in managing high parental conflict whilst upholding the best interest of the children.

Trainee Key Requirements:

  1. Relevant tertiary qualifications in behavioural or social science/counselling/mediation or family law OR working towards these
  2. Current enrollment in an approved dispute resolution/mediation/conciliation course that leads to a qualification as a registered FDRP
  3. Understanding of the impact of family separation and breakdown on children
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  5. Demonstrated capacity to develop skills in managing high parental conflict whilst upholding the best interests of the children

To reward staff for their 100% commitment we offer competitive employment conditions in the industry including:

  • Salary Sacrificing and Packaging Options (superannuation, loans, credit cards, school fees)
  • Additional days of paid leave on top of standard leave entitlements
  • Salaries pitched at the top end of the market
  • Training, Mentoring, Supervision and access to Resources
  • Access to support through the Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunities for multi skilling and up-skilling
  • High level of diversity in role
  • Excellent working environment

To Apply:

To be considered for this vacancy please forward a copy of your resume and cover letter addressing the 5 key requirements of this role as listed in the job ad above to hr@interrelate.org.au with subject line: Application – Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner OR Application – Trainee Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.

Closing Date: COB (5pm) Monday 18th March 2019

Please note: To be considered for this vacancy your application must address the selection criteria as outline in the job ad.

All Interrelate positions require a satisfactory clearance of relevant Police & Working with Children checks as Interrelate services are funded by the Australian Government

 

Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner Closing 17.1.2019

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CatholicCare
Central Coast Family Centre
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: 04/01/2019
Expiry Date: January 17, 2019
Job Type: Part Time
Job Level: Mid level
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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About the role

CatholicCare are currently a seeking a part time Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner to provide a non-denominational Family Dispute Resolution / Mediation service at their Central Coast Family Centre.

Responsibilities include:

  • Mediation intake, screening suitability for mediation, interviewing clients, referring appropriately;
  • Conducting mediation using a variety of mediation models depending on the needs of the client;
  • Applying knowledge of family law, parenting arrangements, financial and property issues;
  • Managing complex issues with clients in high conflict.

About you

Essential to this role is sound experience in family mediation. You will also have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications;
  • Current accreditation as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner with the Attorney General’s Department;
  • Ability to work in a co-mediation and sole mediation model;
  • Knowledge of Family Law;
  • Understanding of the impact of family separation on children;
  • Demonstrated skills in managing high parental conflict;
  • Comprehensive understanding of the impact of Domestic Violence on families;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including report writing.

Working with CatholicCare

CatholicCare offers a range of initiatives to actively promote the life/work balance and development of their employees through:

  • Assistance with the development and review of plans to support your well-being;
  • Access to in-house and external training and learning opportunities;
  • An Employee Assistance Program offering free and confidential counselling and support;
  • Salary packaging benefits to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free, as well as additional meal and entertainment benefits.

To apply

If you are a passionate person who realises the tremendous opportunity that this role offers and want to utilise your skills and passion in a rewarding environment, they want to hear from you!

Simply complete your work history & education information on the application page and submit your resume, along with a cover letter. You are welcome to include any certificates or licences in the education section to assist us in assessing your suitability for this role.

If you have any queries regarding this position please contact Hellen Dib on 02 4356 2638 or email hellen.dib@catholiccaredbb.org.au

Closing date: 17 January 2019

They encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applications will be assessed as they are received.

Holding a current Working with Children Check and completing a National Criminal History Record Check clearance are requirements of this position.

Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

About Company
Relationships Australia NSW
Penrith
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 3
Date Posted: 03/10/2018
Expiry Date: October 21, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 2
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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  • Leading NFP
  • A fantastic opportunity to join the existing team of Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners
  • Full time work opportunity
  • Based in Penrith Centre
  • Salary packing 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 Penrith Centre. The Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners provide a range of interventions to families that are experiencing conflict and are unable to reach 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 full time position working 5 days per week based in Penrith Centre. 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;
  • High level written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to work as an effective team member;
  • Proficiency at using data management systems, Microsoft Office packages, and video conferencing.

Previous experience in property mediation and workplace mediation is desirable.

How to Apply

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:
http://ransw1.applynow.net.au/jobs/RANSW317

RANSW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Aboriginal Australians are encouraged to apply. Through our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), we aim to drive greater equality by practical actions to increase employment opportunities, and build strong and respectful relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. RANSW's RAP can be found at: http://www.relationshipsnsw.org.au/about-us/stretchreconciliation-action-plan/

RANSW recognises the importance of a healthy work-life balance. We work hard to promote a supportive work environment and we have a strong focus on professional development. We offer a range of benefits including salary packaging that provides significant tax-free benefits.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON SUNDAY 21 OCTOBER 2018

 

Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner Wagga Wagga

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Relationships Australia Canberra and Region
Wagga Wagga
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: 03/10/2018
Expiry Date: October 15, 2018
Job Type: Part Time
Job Level: Mid level
Years of Experience: 2
Salary Info
Salary Type: Min-Max
Salary: $$73,374-$$81,997
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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 sciences.
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.

To apply

To apply, please send your resume with names of two work related referees and a cover letter highlighting the strengths you can bring to the role in line with the selection criteria to careers@racr.relationships.org.au

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 Post Separation Services Manager or Clinical Services Coordinator on 02 6923 9100 or email careers@racr.relationships.org.au

Closing date for applications: 5pm Monday 15 October 2018

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