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 - Sunshine

  • Develop your skills and experience in this key role
  • Permanent, part-time (4 days per week) with an additional day per week until July 2019.
  • Base salary $79-$82kpa (pro-rata), superannuation, tax-free benefits

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated, experienced Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner to join our Sunshine centre.

  • Salary

    $79k - $82kpa (pro-rata) + Superannuation + tax-free benefits
  • Closing Date

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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 Senior Manager Western Region, you will be responsible for providing FDR to families by assisting to resolve issues in dispute primarily parenting arrangements. The role is responsible for undertaking assessments, FDR, group work (as required) and for providing information, support and referral to match presenting needs to services and programs. 

Skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Sciences, Psychology, Social Work or Law,
  • 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 immediately,
  • Demonstrated previous experience as a family dispute resolution practitioner (preferable), and,
  • Previous experience in child consulting and/or training (preferable).

This role is based in our Sunshine centre. The centre is open two evenings a week and for this position, you will be required to work Wednesday evenings on a regular basis. This position is permanent part-time for 4 days per week with an additional 1 day per week making the role full-time until July 2019.

What we offer: You will receive a competitive remuneration package plus superannuation and salary packaging. RAV is an ‘Employer of Choice’ in the community sector providing ongoing professional development training, flexible leave, paid maternity leave as well as other work and life integration benefits to our staff. 

If you have a specific query, contact Fiona White, Senior Manager Western Region, phone 0447 490 004.
Applications close on Wednesday 25th April, 2018.

No Recruitment Agencies – We have this one covered!

RAV is a Public Benevolent Institution and Equal Employment Opportunity 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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