Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

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Job Details
Job Closing Date: 
Monday, 13 April 2020 - 9:00am
Position Type: 
Permanent Full Time
CatholicCare Tasmania
Site Location: 
Devonport and Burnie

Practitioners - Family Dispute Resolution (Tasmania)
North West Tasmania

CatholicCare Tasmania is looking for a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner to join our team and work in both Burnie and Devonport, in Tasmania’s North West.

The Location:
Tasmania is an island state, a place of remote and beautiful wilderness, delicious food and wine, an enviable relaxed lifestyle and friendly people. Burnie is Tasmania’s most westerly city and is a 3.5 hour drive from Hobart and 90 minutes’ drive to Launceston. The North West coast experiences mild summers and cool winters. Burnie is located centrally to a number of schools, and prides itself upon its vibrant and creative culture.

Why join our organisation?
• CatholicCare Tasmania is a respected provider of quality human services and provides a supportive work environment
• Access to salary packaging – an opportunity to increase your take home pay – and a range of other employee benefits
• Ongoing opportunities for training and development
• Relocation assistance may be negotiated with the successful candidate

What you bring to the role:
• Relevant tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Social or Behavioural Sciences from a recognised tertiary institution.
• Eligibility for membership of APS, AASW, or similar recognised professional association.
• Qualifications in family dispute resolution (FDR) and registration as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, along with demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in FDR, including mediating with families from diverse cultural backgrounds.
• Extensive knowledge of Domestic Violence Legislation, Child Safety Legislation and the Family Law Act
• Well-developed written work including report writing, case notes, data collection, data entry and computer literacy skills
• Current Drivers Licence

This position is full-time working 38 hours per week. The minimum remuneration package is Social Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award Level 6 for accredited FDRP’s. Proof of current registration and qualifications is required as part of the recruitment process.

To apply:
Please submit the following documents to
1) Resume
2) Cover letter outlining your suitability for the role
3) Proof of current registration and qualifications

For a confidential discussion about the role please call Kevin on 0409 382 836

CatholicCare Tasmania is committed to safeguarding the interests of children and young persons.

CatholicCare Tasmania is an equal employment opportunity employer and promotes and supports a family friendly workplace. The successful applicant must be eligible to work in Australia and will need to evidence their registration to Work with Vulnerable People and Police Check as part of the recruitment process.

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