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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 part time basis.
Job Type:
Part Time
$74,933.07 - $79,841.62 for full time plus superannuation and PBI Benefits
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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 a part time (4 days a week), ongoing position based in Deakin, ACT.

Reporting to the Clinical Services 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

- Demonstrated experience working as a FDRP or a Child Consultant

For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the position description.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.

Salary & Benefits

The salary on offer is in the range of $74,933.07 - $79,841.62 per annum for fulltime plus superannuation. 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

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 6122 7100 or email

    Address for submitting applications

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