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Post Separation Services (PSS) Manager

Relationships Australia Canberra & Region is looking for a Full Time PSS Manager based in Deakin for the Post Separation Services program
Job Type:
Full Time
$92,100.78 to $95,886.91 for full time plus superannuation
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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

PSS Manager within the Post Separation Services program is a full-time, ongoing position based in Deakin, ACT.

Reporting to the Regional Manager (ACT and Southern NSW), PSS Manager will be expected to develop, maintain, and manage the quality of the Post Separation Services (PSS) within Relationships Australia Canberra & Region (ACT & Southern NSW Region), relating to specific Family Law Services including Family dispute resolution (FDR) service, Family Relationship service, Children’s Contact Service as well as other services relating to families.

Key responsibilities include leading a team of professionals to achieve outputs and outcomes of PSS program contracts, contributing to strategic planning, policy development and workforce planning as a member of the Senior Management Team while aligning program goals to RACR’s strategic direction, setting benchmarks for quality service delivery, clinical standards and innovative models of service and representing and promoting RACR services at industry forums and networking events.

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

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification in management, social science, counselling, family dispute resolution, clinical work or a related area.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading, managing and supervising staff in the community sector or a not for profit organisation.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in clinical practice in the family dispute resolution area, including the use of a systemic framework

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 $92,100.78 to $95,886.91 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 specifically addressing each of the selection criteria (no more than half a page response under each criterion) to Applications that do not address selection criteria will not be considered during the shortlisting process.

Selection Criteria

See attached documentation

Contact Details

For further information about the position or application process, please contact the ACT & Southern NSW Regional Manager on 02 6122 7100 or email

Address for submitting applications

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