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.


Senior Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner - Berwick

  • Permanent, full time position.
  • Located in Berwick at the Family Relationships Centre.
  • Flexible and attractive employment conditions

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated, experienced Senior Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP) to join our team at the Berwick Family Relationships Centre.

  • Salary

    $89,806 to $96,836 plus superannuation and tax-free benefits
  • Closing Date

  • Want to Apply?

    To apply, please use the application form below and attach a covering letter responding to the Skills, Experience and Qualifications listed in the job ad and include a current CV/resume. Applications close 5pm.

About RAV

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 Southern and Eastern Melbourne, your responsibilities include provision of supervision and support to other FDR Practitioners and to provide FDR services to separating parents, arrangements for children and support for parents with separation issues all within a limited time frame.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Accreditation as an FDRP pursuant to Regulations 5 and 6 Family Law (Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners) Regulations 2008.
  • Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution or equivalent qualifications in Conflict Resolution.
  • Registration as an FDRP with the Attorney-General’s Department.
  • Minimum of 5 years FDR, family law mediation and/or dispute resolution experience.
  • Experience in providing supervision to FDR practitioners.

This role is based in Berwick. The role is permanent, full time. 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.

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.


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    Attention: If you have a specific query about this position, please contact Mark Caldwell, Senior Manager Southern and Eastern Melbourne, ph 03 9725 9964.