Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner – Full Time/Part Time CENTRECARE


Respect, Excellence, Celebration, Compassion, Acceptance, Professionalism.

About Centrecare

Centrecare is a not-for-profit organisation with just over 375 employees and is committed to delivering quality professional counselling, support, accommodation, mediation and training services; in over 11 locations across the Perth Metro, Goldfields and Bunbury region.

The Role

The purpose of the position is to provide a range of mediation, early intervention and prevention, community education and support services for the Family Relationships Centre (FRC) in a professional and ethical manner that reflects the Ethos and practice of Centrecare and FRC program requirements.

This opportunity is available to an applicant who is a registered FDRP who can provide mediation or an applicant who is suitable as a Family Advisor and has a relevant Tertiary Degree in Psychology, Social Work or Community Services.

A Few Specifics

  • Undertake mediation and case coordination with couples, families and individuals using approaches that are appropriate to program requirements.
  • Assess, identify and develop interventions that both acknowledge and offer solutions where power imbalance is a serious issue.
  • Assess, identify and develop interventions where Family and Domestic Violence are identified.
  • Contribute to the planning, provision and evaluation of community education and support in accordance with Centrecare and FRC program requirements.
  • Maintain appropriate files, records, data collection and complete other required documentation within Agency policies and procedures.

Selection Criteria

  • Recognised tertiary level qualifications in a relevant discipline.
  • Currently registered as a family dispute resolution practitioner
  • Experience in providing counselling to individuals, couples and families.
  • Knowledge of relationship and parenting issues.
  • Experience in Primary Dispute Resolution (mediation)
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Available to work up to 2 evenings per week


Centrecare is a not-for-profit founded on the Church’s holistic vision for community. Our inspiration is drawn from the Christian message of love, hope and justice. We are proud to have a team people all of which are helping to improve the lives of others within the local community.


  • Access to corporate health cover provided for by Bupa and Medibank Private
  • Excellent salary packaging options (up to $15,900)
  • Annual leave loading at 17.5%
  • Extra 5 days leave per year
  • Discount hotel rates with TFE Hotels
  • Access to professional development training
  • Insurance cover to and from work
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Reduced mortgage interest rates through Catholic Super

How to apply

Are you looking to further your career in community services? These roles can be challenging at times, but also be hugely fulfilling. If you’re the kind of person who is passionate about social justice, has an optimistic and patient nature, and is determined to help people enact positive changes in their lives, then furthering your career at Centrecare might be an excellent fit for you.

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For More information about the positions Centrecare has to offer, please visit our website

Respect, Excellence, Celebration, Compassion, Acceptance, Professionalism

Centrecare believes that all children are valuable and worthy of respect. It strongly supports the rights of the child and is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children who are in contact with or receive its services.