Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner – Uniting Communities


Uniting Communities has an exciting opportunity available for a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner to join our Family Relationship Centre team, based in the southern region. This is a casual position.

About Us

Uniting Communities is a leading not-for-profit community service organisation in South Australia. With over 1,500 employees and volunteers, we offer a range of multi-dimensional services across the State. Our strong values and passionate employee and volunteer group help us deliver Uniting Communities’ vision of a compassionate, respectful and just community. We are committed to supporting communities through quality service delivery and advocacy.

The Service

Family Relationship Centres provide information about family relationships at all stages – forming new relationships, overcoming relationship difficulties or dealing with separation.

The Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner will:

  • Provide mediation to families which focuses on promoting healthy family relationships and prevent conflict
  • Promote the rights of children to have meaningful relationships with both parents
  • Undertake assessments
  • Facilitate child-focussed group sessions

The Position Description can be accessed below.

The successful applicant will have:
  • Current registration with the Attorney-General’s Department as FDRP to practice
  • Professional experience as an FDRP
  • An ability to engage with a wide range of people
  • Be driven by working in a collaborative team
  • Be highly organised and self-motivated

In addition, the successful candidate will be a passion and commitment to helping people overcoming relationship difficulties or dealing with separation. They will be willing to work within Uniting Communities’ philosophy and values.


Remuneration is dependent on qualifications and experience. In addition, Uniting Communities’ employees may take advantage of significant salary packaging arrangements which provide substantial financial benefits.

Your Application

Please attach a cover letter addressing the Position Description and a current resume including the names of 2 current referees.

As an organisation we take the responsibility to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and all staff recruited to work in those areas are required to sign off on and work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre employment checks.