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Mediator / Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

Anglicare NT

About Us

Anglicare NT supports people, strengthens communities and advocates for social justice across the Northern Territory. We deliver over 90 diverse services across urban regional and remote areas of the NT. If you want to make a sustainable difference in people’s lives through strengths-based approaches and capacity building initiatives; talk to us about meaningful career opportunities.

We offer great benefits, including:

  • Further training and development options.
  • Flexible working conditions; five (5) weeks annual leave.
  • A strengths-based environment.
  • We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

About the Program

Anglicare NT’s accredited Family Dispute Resolution practitioners assist separating couples work through issues such as living arrangements for their children and property settlements. Impartial practitioners provide mediation to help both parties reach an agreement.

About the Opportunity

As a Family Resolution Practitioner/Mediator, your role will focus on providing professional, culturally appropriate, mediation/dispute resolution services with a focus on negotiating sustainable parenting and/or finance/property agreements for separating and separated couples. Your work will have a strong focus on the wellbeing of all parties, including children.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Higher education (tertiary) qualifications in in relevant discipline such as Social Science or Law and current registration as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.
  • Prior experience in FDR / Mediation (work with couples / families) with an awareness of Child Inclusive Practice is essential.
  • Ability to organise and facilitate evidence-based post parenting education (conflict resolution and maintaining a focus on the children individual and group sessions (short courses).
  • Ability to work respectfully and collaboratively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, their families, communities, staff, and Aboriginal controlled organisations.

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Sue Foster (08) 8946 4800 or visit our careers page

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis, so speed is key. The sooner you apply the better!

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess a Working with Children (Ochre Card), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months)and a current Northern Territory driver’s licence.

Unfortunately, we aren't in a position to sponsor candidate visas. If you don't have the independent right to work in the country you're applying for, we will not be able to progress your application

As part of the recruitment process, you may be required to address the key selection criteria on the online application on the Anglicare NT website.

Experience working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

COVID-19 Vaccination Status

Receiving and maintaining vaccines can reduce health risks and is one control mechanism to maintain the health and wellbeing of all employees, contractors, volunteers, visitors and the people we work with. In line with Anglicare NT’s commitment to a full life and social justice for all, it is mandatory for all Anglicare NT employees (paid and volunteer) to ensure specific vaccine schedules are current and maintained. In relation to COVID-19, this includes a primary course (dose one and two) and booster dose within one month of becoming eligible for booster dose (subject to medical exemptions)

A position description is attached.

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