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Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

5 month contract full/part time
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Help us to enhance the lives of communities, families and individuals and support positive and respectful relationships.

Relationships Australia Tasmania provides family dispute resolution through the Hobart Family Relationship Centre and Mediation Program. As a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, you will be responsible for the provision of family dispute resolution services to couples and families who are separating or who are separated.

Working in our Family Dispute Resolution Services program in Devonport, you;

  • Have a degree qualification and relevant experience working in one or more of the following areas: social sciences, psychology, social work, family law, family dispute resolution or education
  • Hold accreditation as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner with the Attorney-General’s Department or be eligible for inclusion on the Register*
  • Have demonstrated understanding of the impact of family separation and breakdown on children and experience in working to uphold the best interests of children
  • Have proven knowledge of child development, mandatory reporting, suicide intervention and working with family violence
  • Have knowledge and understanding of cultural diversity and an understanding of the needs of indigenous people

* RA Tas may be willing to support an FDRP applicant to gain accreditation should they meet other essential criteria.

Join an Employer of Choice. Help RA Tas to make a positive difference in the community and people’s lives.

Selection Criteria

Please refer to the attached position description for the selection criteria. Your application MUST address each of the selection criteria.

Contact Details

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact Simon Reeve, Manager – Post Separation Services (North/North West) on 1300 364 277.

Address for submitting applications

Applications should be addressed to the Human Resources Officer, 38 Montpelier Retreat, Battery Point TAS 7004 (please mark your application ‘Private and Confidential’), or via email to

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