This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated, experienced and accredited Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) Practitioner to join our Sunshine centre working with CALD communities.
Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) is a valued provider of specialist family services. Our vision is for positive, safe and respectful relationships for couples, families, schools, workplaces and communities. Our objective is to relieve suffering, distress and helplessness and to enhance physical, social and emotional wellbeing. As a community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliations, our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances. RAV provides services from 14 centres in metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria, and from additional outreach locations. The corporate support team is based in Camberwell.
About the role:
Reporting to the Senior Manager West, the Coordinator – Legally Assisted and Culturally Appropriate Family Dispute Resolution (LACAFDR) responsibilities are to improve access to culturally sensitive, enhanced family dispute resolution and family violence services for the Vietnamese community.
The role has primary responsibility for coordinating the Safe Resolutions service and requires both FDR, project skills and experience. The model requires outreaching to a range of community services, community engagement components, and relies on the development of strong inter-service partnerships.
Skills, Experience & Qualifications:
This role is based in our Sunshine Family Relationships Centre. RAV centres may be open, depending on client demand and operational requirements, 1-2 nights per week or a Saturday morning. Depending upon the role and location, you may be required to work an evening each week or other working hours will be negotiated which may be outside of standard business hours, on a regular basis.
This role is funded for a 2 year fixed-term contract period which will end in June, 2019. The successful candidate will be offered a long term contract to cover this period of time.
RAV requires all employees to undertake a satisfactory National and/or International Police Check (if applicable) and Working with Children Check prior to employment.
What we offer: You will receive a competitive remuneration package based on relevant qualifications and experience. RAV is an Employer of Choice in the community sector. RAV is a recognised public benevolent institution (PBI) and as such can offer to employee’s additional salary packaging and tax benefits.
RAV is a Public Benevolent Institution and EEO employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.Download Full Job Description