Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP) – Geraldton Based Centacare Family Services Geraldton


Centacare Family Services offers family relationship and community services to individuals, couples, and families. As a Catholic agency we provide professional assistance in a manner which promotes human dignity and enhances growth and wellbeing.

Centacare Family Services are currently seeking expressions of interest from a suitably qualified and experienced FDRP to join our Geraldton based team.

A remuneration package based on the SCHCADS Award 2010 will be offered based on skills and experience; level 5.1 $47.50/hour, superannuation and salary sacrifice option.

Relocation assistance will be negotiated with the successful applicant; however, the successful applicant will need to be able to provide their own accommodation once in Geraldton. 

This is a full-time position.

Key Functions

•    Provide a range of mediation, early intervention and prevention, community education and support services for the Family Relationship Centre (FRC) in a professional and ethical manner that reflects the philosophy and mission of Centacare Family Services and FRC programme requirements.

Selection Criteria: Qualifications

  • Qualification and experience in Family Dispute Resolution

Selection Criteria: Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in intake, assessment, and case coordination.
  • Demonstrated experience in child focused and/or child inclusive practices.
  • Ability to understand some knowledge of abuse and dysfunction within families.
  • Knowledge and experience in early intervention and prevention programme services.
  • A willingness to undertake family law services work which may include working in a court environment.
  • Highly developed communication skills, both written and verbal, for working with a broad-based network of service providers and a culturally diverse clientele.
  • Efficient time management skills.
  • High level of skill in Microsoft Office, Penelope database and/or similar computer packages.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing work priorities.
  • Ability to be non-judgmental and compassionate.
  • Willingness to work until 7.30pm one evening a week
  • Willingness to undertake training in “Child Inclusive Mediation” funded by the FRC. 
  • Ability to work within the philosophy and ethos of Centacare.

Successful applicants will hold, or be able to obtain, a WA Working with Children Check, National Police Clearance no older than 12 months, and a current WA Driver’s License. 

Inline with our values and commitment to encouraging diversity and equal opportunity in the workplace, Centacare welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people, people with disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

How to Apply: Using the APPLY NOW button please submit your current resume along with a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role based on the selection criteria. 



Centacare Family Services Geraldton

Job Salary

Full time