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Mediator Melbourne

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Department of Justice and Community Safety Victoria
Melbourne
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Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: 30/03/2019
Expiry Date: April 18, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience:
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Salary Type: Min-Max
Salary: $67866-$82404
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Dispute Resolution Practitioner, Fast Track Mediation and Hearing Program

Dispute Resolution Practitioner | Ongoing, Fulltime

Salary range $67,866 - $82,404

Do you have experience in mediation or hold a mediation qualification? Are you currently studying law or have an interest in Court and Tribunal environments? Do you have an interest in complex problems solving and assisting people to seek appropriate resolution to their problems?

About us

The Dispute Settlement Centre of Victoria (DSCV) has an exciting opportunity for a Dispute Resolution Practitioner (DRP) to join its Fast Track Mediation and Hearing (FTMH) team. The FTMH program was formed in September 2017 and is a partnership between DSCV and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). It directly responds to Recommendation 4.2 in the Access to Justice Review. Established in 1987 the DSCV, as part of the Department of Justice and Community Safety, Regulation Division, and offers state-wide dispute resolution services for both community and civil disputes. DSCV's purpose is to empower and assist the Victorian community to prevent and appropriately resolve issues, alleviate pressure on the judicial system and help the community to thrive.

About the role

The role of the DRP is promote, conduct and deliver exemplary dispute resolution services to parties in dispute in partnership with the VCAT for matters in the Civil (Good and Services) List, on site at Court, Tribunal or based at one of our metropolitan or regional locations. DRP's are required to assist in the delivery of a variety of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services across Victoria. This may include face to face or by telephone the provision of information, support and assisted settlements. The DRP's are responsible for end to end file management such as conducting intake with parties, entering information and maintaining confidential file notes in Caseworks and support listing the matter for the most appropriate and suitable ADR service.

About you

It is highly preferable you hold National Accreditation as a mediator or have undertaken similar training and have industry experience. A legal qualification or studying in this discipline and/or experience working within a Court or Tribunal environment highly desirable.

You will be committed to proving a high level of customer/client service and an ability to multi-task and interpret complex information, robustly question and respond to inquiries. You will be able to operate with a degree of autonomy, maturity, resilience and initiative and be committed to actively demonstrating the Department core values of serve the community, work together, act with integrity, respect other people and make it happen.

What are the benefits?

You will be part of a high performing team at DSCV which is part of the Department of Justice and Community Safety, Regulation Division. As a member of DSCV you will be provided with and supported through an induction program which will set you up to preform your role and contribute to the organisation key priorities.

You will be employed under the Victorian Public Service Enterprise Agreement 2016.

What next

A position description is attached and provides additional information about the role. Your application should include a cover letter, a copy of a current resume which outlines your work history, relevant experience and identify qualifications you hold and any study you are undertaking.

Your application needs to be submitted by midnight Thursday 18 April 2019

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

 

FDRP Melbourne CBC

About Company
Relationships Australia Victoria
Melbourne
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: 22/03/2019
Expiry Date: April 05, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience:
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Salary Type: Negotiable
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Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner - Melbourne CBD

  • Permanent, full-time opportunity
  • Base salary $85k-$88kpa, plus superannuation and tax-free benefits
  • Ideal location in Melbourne CBD, with easy access to all public transport

 

About RAV

Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) is a valued provider of specialist family and relationship services. Our vision is for positive, safe and respectful relationships for couples, families, schools, workplaces and communities. Our objective is to relieve suffering, distress and helplessness and to enhance physical, social and emotional wellbeing.
Our services and programs, which are provided from 16 centres across Victoria, include counselling, family dispute resolution, relationship education, family violence services, mental health services, senior relationship services and professional training.

As a community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliations, our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.

 

About the role:

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

 

Skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Sciences, Psychology, Social Work or Law,
  • Successful completion of the Vocational Graduate Diploma in Dispute Resolution,
  • Registration as an FDRP under the Accreditation Rules or on the Register of FDRP maintained by the Attorney-General’s Department or eligible to be registered immediately,
  • Experience or training in property or a willingness to undertake training, and,
  • Demonstrated previous experience as a family dispute resolution practitioner (advantageous)

The position is a permanent, full-time opportunity and the successful candidate can expect to commence in early May 2019.

 

This position is based at our Melbourne Family Relationships Centre, conveniently located on Collins Street, Melbourne CBD. The Melbourne centre is open 9am-5pm business days, except Tuesday and Thursday and when the centre is open 9am-8pm. For this position, the successful candidate will be required to work a Tuesday evening shift on a weekly basis.

 

What we offer: You will receive a competitive remuneration package (salary range $85,922k-$88,345kpa) plus superannuation and salary packaging. RAV is an ‘Employer of Choice’ in the community sector and provides ongoing professional development training, flexible leave, paid maternity leave as well as other work and life balance benefits to our staff.

 

To view the position description and apply, go to www.rav.org.au/careers. Please attach your resume/CV and a cover letter addressing the skills, experience and qualifications detailed in the bullet points above.

 

RAV is a Public Benevolent Institution and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. RAV requires a satisfactory National Police and Working with Children Check. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

If you have a specific query, contact John Corvan, Centre Manager Melbourne, on ph. 03 8625 3666.

 

Senior Workplace Disputes Advisor

About Company
The Next Step
Melbourne
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: 03/10/2018
Expiry Date: October 03, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Top level
Salary Info
Salary Type: Min-Max
Salary: $92348-$96024
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  • Responsibility over a variety of issues / hands-on, people focused approach.
  • $92,348 - $96,024 + superannuation (dependent on experience).
  • Eastern suburbs, full time, 12 month fixed term.

The Company

This volunteer and community based services organisation operates across the breadth of Victoria and has a deep history of engaging and supporting the people of this great state.

The role

Reporting to the Dispute Resolutions Manager, this role operates under limited direction in assessing and resolving dispute resolution matters in accordance with relevant legislation, policies, procedures and industrial agreements. This role will be key in driving and identifying high quality processes and outcomes for frontline leaders, including coaching and education, to develop their ability to proactively manage matters.

Your experience

In order to succeed in this role, you will possess the following skills and expertise;

  • Specialist knowledge of complaints handling procedures ideally within a regulatory or government setting
  • Ability to proactively resolve complex issues in accordance with relevant legislation, regulations and guidelines
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to prepare complex documentation for a range of audiences
  • Prior experience in managing complex and sensitive investigations and grievance matters
  • A naturally consultative style with strong relationship management skills
  • Composure under pressure with the ability to influence managers to deliver quality outcomes
  • Ability to build trusting relationships, and ensure that communications with all parties are consistent and transparent.

If you have the above mentioned skills and are keen to join an organisation that makes a difference within our community, apply now.

For more specific questions, feel free to contact Michelle Nugara at The Next Step melbourne@thenextstep.com.au quoting reference 2790321.

03 9664 0900 Level 1, Suite 1.02, 838 Collins Street, Docklands, VIC 3008

 

Conciliator

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Victorian State Government
Melbourne CBD
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 3
Date Posted: 28/09/2018
Expiry Date: October 04, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Mid level
Salary Info
Salary Type: Min-Max
Salary: $$82,574-$$93,689
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Conciliator

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory body with responsibilities under three Victorian laws - the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, the Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 and the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006.

We work with others to eliminate inequality and build a community that respects and promotes human rights and equal opportunity.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our organisation, we’d love to hear from you.

If you’re having any trouble viewing this ad and would like it or any attachments in an accessible format (such as large print), please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on the ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

If a career that can give you the chance to contribute to a community where every person values, understands and respects human rights and equal opportunity appeals to you, we look forward to hearing from you.

Position Details

  • 2 x Fixed Term opportunities (2 years)
  • 1 x Fixed Term opportunity (1 year)

About us

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory body with responsibilities under three Victorian laws: the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001, and Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006.

The Commission works with individuals and organisations to achieve our vision of a community where every person values, understands and respects human rights and equal opportunity.

About the role

The Conciliator role sits in the Legal and Dispute Resolution Branch and reports to the Manager of Dispute Resolution. This position leads a critical service on behalf of the Commission through providing a high quality dispute resolution service across Victoria for complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment and vilification.

As a Conciliator, you will work with parties to resolve their complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment and victimisation. Through this process you will provide specialist advice to parties on the options available to resolve their disputes. You will be an expert in a range of dispute resolution methods, from early dispute resolution through to formal conciliation.

You will work together as a team and across the Commission to share your specialist skills and dispute resolution expertise. You will have strong case management skills and are capable of identifying systemic trends in your case-loads that could be considered by the Commission to utilise other functions, such as its systemic investigation function.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will:

  • be an expert negotiator and have exceptional interpersonal, communication and lateral thinking skills
  • be a problem solver with a passion for assisting people to come together to resolve disputes
  • be familiar or have the skills to readily become familiar with the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 and the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006
  • have experience in dispute resolution techniques including early dispute resolution, case management and facilitative settlement
  • have the ability to build strong relationships and develop an understanding of others in order to motivate them and confidently address conflict situations.
  • use specialist knowledge and expertise to address complex problems, gathering relevant information and generate and test a range of solutions and outcomes.

We are looking for someone with the ability to tailor their dispute resolution services to the needs to the parties. Experience in providing dispute resolution services to people from linguistically and culturally diverse backgrounds would also be highly regarded.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Workplace Relations Consultant Panel – Expression of Interest

About Company
Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Melbourne
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 3
Date Posted: 18/09/2018
Expiry Date: September 18, 2018
Job Type: Freelance
Job Level: Any
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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Due to an increase in the demand for Workplace Relations consulting services from our members and clients across Victoria, the Victorian Chamber is seeking expressions of interest from accomplished individuals to deliver high quality, commercially competitive Workplace Relations consulting services to Victorian businesses, on a contract basis.

This is a great opportunity for someone who has up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge of workplace relations legislation and experience in workplace investigations, training and mediation, advocacy or enterprise agreements.

Interested candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A proven track record of achievement in the HR or Workplace Relations field;
  • A clear customer focus with excellent presentation and networking skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Candidates should send in a brief cover letter and career overview that demonstrates how they meet the following key selection criteria, relevant to the workstream/s they which to be considered for:

  • Delivery of professional Workplace Investigations
  • Experience in representing at formal conciliations and hearings before external tribunals.
  • Generalist skills and experience in other HR areas, such as mediation and training
  • Enterprise Bargaining expertise

Submitting an expression of interest

If this sounds like you, please submit your application online under the Careers section of our website, www.victorianchamber.com.au/careers by COB 27 September 2018.  Applications, including a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria contained within the position description, should be addressed to Tanya Dias.

We will also consider applications from parties seeking casual employment.

 

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