Mediator (FDRP)

About UsRelationships Australia Queensland (RAQ) is a leading provider of relationship and family support services.  We believe healthy relationships are essential for the well-being of children, families and communities.  What We Can Offer YouWork-life balance and flexible working hoursAdditional annual leave over the Christmas period, annual leave loading and study leaveA supportive team environment and opportunity for professional developmentSalary packaging options available of up to $15,900, which will significantly increase the value of take-home payEmployee Assistance ProgramPaid parental leave and additional benefits such as medical insurance discountsAbout the RoleWe are currently seeking applications for the role of a permanent part-time (37.5 hours per fortnight) Mediator (Internally known as a Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) Practitioner) located at our Cairns venue.The purpose of this role is to provide high quality family dispute resolution and conciliation services to assist families to develop and implement parenting plans and property agreements when they are separating, have separated or divorced. The major responsibilities of this position include:Applying theoretical models of conflict resolution, specifically family dispute resolution, child development, and other relevant frameworks in the mediation processFacilitating equitable participation of both parties in the mediation process and assisting clients to generate and negotiate optionsApplying knowledge of issues specific to couples who may be separating or divorcingDemonstrating a knowledge of theories regarding grief and powerConducting client assessment and intake of client needs to make appointments, provide relevant information, make appropriate referrals and link to treatment planMaintaining confidentiality and duty of care, including identification of domestic and family violenceWork days/hours will be negotiated with the successful applicant, however please note that the position holder may be required to work an evening shift which can be between the hours of 9.30am to 8pm weekly, with some flexibility needed in order to meet business requirements.About You To be successful in this position, you will possessRelevant undergraduate qualifications in the Social or Behavioural Sciences and/or LawCurrent FDR Accreditation, or the ability to obtain and maintain FDR Accreditation and Vocational Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution Demonstrated experience and theoretical knowledge of dispute resolution and mediation is also preferred.The salary being offered is to be negotiated depending upon qualifications and experience, plus superannuation and generous salary packaging options where eligible which will significantly increase the value of take-home pay.Interested?To apply, send us your resume and a cover letter outlining your demonstrated experience in each area. Click apply now.Applications close at 4pm on 10 December 2021. Previous applicants need not apply. HR - PD - Family Dispute Resolution Service Practitioner 73000 AUD Cairns