connectEDspace - support for young people

Young people can face all sorts of pressures – including problems at school, with friends or at home.
connectEDspace is a website by Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV), dedicated to young people to help provide all the information they need to deal with the stuff they go through each day.

Aboriginal Family and Relationship Support

RAV provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and individuals to help strengthen family relationships.

Counselling provides an opportunity to talk with a professionally trained person to discuss couple issues, conflicts with friends, relationship breakdown, parenting, domestic violence, anxiety, depression, grief, sexual problems, childhood sexual abuse, stress and work related tensions and disputes.


Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner - Kew

  • Part-time, fixed term position for 6months, 3 days per week, backfilling incumbent on extended leave.
  • Attractive employee benefits.
  • Located in Kew.

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified, motivated and experienced Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) Practitioner to join our team in Traralgon.

  • Salary

    $86,104 - $88,531k pro-rata, plus superannuation and tax-free benefits
  • Closing Date

  • Want to Apply?

    Please apply using the application form below and attach a covering letter that addresses the Skills, Experience and Qualifications listed in the job ad and include a current resume/CV.

About RAV

Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) is a valued provider of specialist family and relationship 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.

About the role

Reporting to the Centre Manager your responsibility is to provide Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) to separating couples by assisting them to resolve issues in dispute such as parenting arrangements and property division, and assisting them to develop parenting plans. The role will also include assessment for appropriateness for FDR, screening for family violence and other risks and identification of presenting needs.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Sciences including Psychology, Social Work or Law or related field and successful completion of the Vocational Graduate Diploma in Dispute Resolution,
  • Registration as an FDRP under the Accreditation Rules or on the Register of FDRP maintained by the Attorney-General’s Department or eligible to be registered,
  • Experience or training in property or a willingness to undertake training, and,
  • Demonstrated previous experience as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (advantageous).

 This role is based in Kew and is part-time for a six-month period.  RAV centres, depending on location, may be open late nights and Saturdays. This position will require the successful person to work a late night Thursday.

 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 employees additional salary packaging and tax benefits.

 RAV is a Public Benevolent Institution and EEO employer. RAV requires a satisfactory National Police and Working with Children Check.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.


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    Attention: If you have a specific query about this position, please contact Simon Curran, Senior Manager Kew and Business Development phone 03 9261 8700.