Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner / Family Law Pathways Project Officer

An exciting opportunity exists to join our Alice Springs office in a full time (negotiable), fixed-term capacity for 12 months.

The combined roles for this position include:

Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP):

This part of the position requires the provision of quality Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) services to individuals, couples and families at RA-NT. The position’s activities are to be conducted in accordance with the Family Law (Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners) Regulations 2008. FDRP’s at RA-NT work within a child-focused and culturally responsive practice model.

Family Law Pathways Network (FLPN) Project Officer:

The role of the FLPN Project Officer is to engage community organisations and the legal profession in activities aimed at enhancing collaboration and professional skills.  Activities are undertaken in consultation with the FLPN Steering Committee and Deputy Director Alice Springs.

There are a number of essential qualifications and relevant levels of experience required including a tertiary level qualification in an appropriate field, and current accreditation (or ability to obtain accreditation) as an FDRP. For further details about this position please refer to our Position Description and Employment Conditions

In the performance of this role, you are required to comply with the Safeguarding Children and Young People Practice and Behaviour Guidelines and to participate in cultural fitness activities. Candidates must be willing to undergo a National Criminal History Check and have the ability to obtain a Working With Children Clearance (Ochre Card).

RANT provides excellent support, supervision, professional development entitlements (of up to $3,000 per annum) and
generous salary sacrificing options.

To discuss this position further please contact Penny on 08 8950 4100.

Applications should be forwarded to and include a cover letter, current resume and two referees.
Applications will be assessed as received.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

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