DarwinFull-time, Permanent Above Award Rate Negotiable Welcome to Relationships Australia Northern Territory: Relationships Australia Northern Territory (RA-NT) is a community-based, not-for-profit, non-government organisation providing a broad range of services for all members of the community regardless of religion, belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background, or economic circumstances. About the Position:The primary function of the Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP) role is to support separating families to resolve disputes. You will support parents after separation by creating a safe space for constructive, collaborative, and child-focused conversation that is performed in a culturally responsive manner. You will get to work alongside a dedicated team of professionals and be part of a leading community organisation. We believe relationships matter, and the wellbeing of clients and staff is at the heart of all we do. We provide a positive work culture, and a diverse and inclusive environment. Our people matter to us, and we are committed to supporting them and their wellbeing. Our staff enjoy generous professional development, clinical supervision and salary sacrificing opportunities. Join us, and discover the beauty, diversity and uniqueness of Darwin and the Top End. What We Offer:Competitive Salary + 10.5% Super + Salary Sacrifice (up to $15,899 for tax free benefits and $2,650 p/a for entertainment benefits)Generous Professional Development of $3000 and 10 days of study leave pro rata, per year5 weeks annual leave with leave loading+ 3 days extra leave between Christmas and New YearEAP for employees and familySocial and financial relocation assistance of $4000, conditions applyWellbeing Allowance of $500 and Wellness Day off, per financial yearQualifications and Experience:EssentialTertiary level qualifications in an appropriate field, and current accreditation as an FDRP.Demonstrated capacity to provide quality Family Dispute Resolution services, with the ability to undertake effective case management including administration tasks and updating client information software.Professional knowledge relating to the area of family relationship issues, including the impact of conflict on children.Proven commitment to ongoing professional development.Ability to work as a team member within the ethos and values of RA-NT.Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.DesirableExperience in screening and assessment of family violence and an understanding of the impact of domestic violence on separating families.Experience in delivering a child focused and/or child inclusive model of mediation.Experience in working with diverse communities, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities.Training and experience as a Child Consultant delivering a Child Inclusive approach to Family Dispute Resolution.National mediation accreditation or the ability to obtain accreditation for the purpose of undertaking workplace mediations.Experience in undertaking workplace mediationsRequirements:A satisfactory Northern Territory working with children check.A satisfactory national criminal history check.A commitment to our Safeguarding Children Practice and Behaviour Guidelines.Information for applicants Applications must be limited to a one-page Cover Letter addressing Selection Criteria in addition to a Resume and two Referees.  For further information, go to our website nt.relationships.org.au or to discuss this position please contact Jenny on 8923 4999. Applications will be assessed as received. Relationships Australia NT encourages applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures - including Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, CALD, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support your accessibility needs. Please Find Position Description Attached 88757 AUD Darwin 0800

Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

Darwin

Full-time, Permanent 

Above Award Rate Negotiable 

Welcome to Relationships Australia Northern Territory: 

Relationships Australia Northern Territory (RA-NT) is a community-based, not-for-profit, non-government organisation providing a broad range of services for all members of the community regardless of religion, belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background, or economic circumstances. 

About the Position:

The primary function of the Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP) role is to support separating families to resolve disputes. You will support parents after separation by creating a safe space for constructive, collaborative, and child-focused conversation that is performed in a culturally responsive manner. You will get to work alongside a dedicated team of professionals and be part of a leading community organisation. 

We believe relationships matter, and the wellbeing of clients and staff is at the heart of all we do. We provide a positive work culture, and a diverse and inclusive environment. Our people matter to us, and we are committed to supporting them and their wellbeing. Our staff enjoy generous professional development, clinical supervision and salary sacrificing opportunities. 

Join us, and discover the beauty, diversity and uniqueness of Darwin and the Top End. 

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary + 10.5% Super + Salary Sacrifice (up to $15,899 for tax free benefits and $2,650 p/a for entertainment benefits)
  • Generous Professional Development of $3000 and 10 days of study leave pro rata, per year
  • 5 weeks annual leave with leave loading
  • + 3 days extra leave between Christmas and New Year
  • EAP for employees and family
  • Social and financial relocation assistance of $4000, conditions apply
  • Wellbeing Allowance of $500 and Wellness Day off, per financial year

Qualifications and Experience:

Essential

  • Tertiary level qualifications in an appropriate field, and current accreditation as an FDRP.
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide quality Family Dispute Resolution services, with the ability to undertake effective case management including administration tasks and updating client information software.
  • Professional knowledge relating to the area of family relationship issues, including the impact of conflict on children.
  • Proven commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Ability to work as a team member within the ethos and values of RA-NT.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Desirable

  • Experience in screening and assessment of family violence and an understanding of the impact of domestic violence on separating families.
  • Experience in delivering a child focused and/or child inclusive model of mediation.
  • Experience in working with diverse communities, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities.
  • Training and experience as a Child Consultant delivering a Child Inclusive approach to Family Dispute Resolution.
  • National mediation accreditation or the ability to obtain accreditation for the purpose of undertaking workplace mediations.
  • Experience in undertaking workplace mediations

Requirements:

  • A satisfactory Northern Territory working with children check.
  • A satisfactory national criminal history check.
  • A commitment to our Safeguarding Children Practice and Behaviour Guidelines.

Information for applicants 

Applications must be limited to a one-page Cover Letter addressing Selection Criteria in addition to a Resume and two Referees.  For further information, go to our website nt.relationships.org.au or to discuss this position please contact Jenny on 8923 4999. 

Applications will be assessed as received. 

Relationships Australia NT encourages applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures - including Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, CALD, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support your accessibility needs. 

  • Posted Date 17 Jan 2023
  • Location Darwin
    NT / Australia
  • Industry Community Services & Development
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided