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Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

Relationships Australia Canberra and Region is seeking applicants for a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner position on a full time or part time basis.
Job Type:
Full Time
$71,445.31 to $79,841.62 for full time plus superannuation
Position Location:
Wagga Wagga
Closing Date:
Position Reference Number:


About Us

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 Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP) within the Post Separation Services program is available as a full time or part time, 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 a tertiary qualification in social work, psychology, law or social sciences, a Vocational Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution or equivalent (or the willingness to pursue this qualification under RACR funding), demonstrated experience working as a FDRP or a Child Consultant, demonstrated knowledge of domestic violence, crisis intervention and models of grief and loss in the context of family separation and child development, complimented with exceptional interpersonal, communication, team work, planning and organising skills. Demonstrated experience with group work, research and evaluation and knowledge of Family Law and Family Court procedures, family finances and community resources would be an added advantage.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.


Salary & Benefits

The salary on offer is in the range of $71,445.31 to $79,841.62 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.

Selection Criteria

See attached documentation.

    Contact Details

    For further information about the position or application process, please contact the Post Separation Services Manager on 02 6923 9100 or email

    Address for submitting applications

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