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Senior Practitioner (Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner)

  • 499393
  • Youth and Families - Counsellor, Therapist, Psychologist and Facilitator
  • Full time closed period contract

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
We welcome all people regardless of their lifestyle, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Our services touch the lives of thousands of Australians every day at every stage of life, from early childhood education and care; services for vulnerable families, children and young people, disability programs and aged care. We are for everyone, just as they are.

About the Role

This is a full time closed period maternity leave contract until June 2023 (35 hour working week).

Using your extensive skills and experience you will provide high level Family Dispute Resolution in programs offered by Uniting. Under the delegation from the Centre Manager you'll provide clinical supervision to the Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners to enable them to best meet the individual needs of children and separated families.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced accredited FDRP with clinical supervision experience looking for a supportive team environment and ongoing professional development.

Our ideal Candidate will have:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Law,Psychology, Social Work or equivalent
  • Registration as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner - qualifications, experience and training prescribed by the Family Law Regulations
  • 5 years prior experience as an FDR/Mediation Practitioner
  • Competence in working with issues of violence and abuse
  • Previous experience in the provision of clinical supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high conflict individuals, couples and families with complex issues
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as be able to contribute to the functioning of a team

Even better:

  • Knowledge of Family Law
  • Accredited post graduate training in FDR
  • Previous experience in a team leader or a management role
  • Prior experience in working with children and adolescents

Why Uniting?

Accompanying Uniting’s fulfilling careers are a range of excellent benefits including:

  • Salary Packaging benefits, designed to increase your take home salary
  • Ex gratia leave (additional 5 days of annual leave)
  • Training and development opportunities


What’s next?

If the idea of working for a progressive not-for-profit organization excites you, then click APPLY now to get your application started!

For more information about the role please contact Soraya Kauhiva on 0466 867 721 or skauhiva@uniting.org 

Applications Close: Sunday, 24 April 2022.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check and confirmation of Covid Vaccinations.

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