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Regional Services Manager – Mediation Services

Outstanding leadership opportunity for an Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner seeking a blend of site operations and clinical oversight.

  • Career location pin Oakleigh and Croydon
  • Career location pin Part-time

Better Place Australia has a vision of “An Australia where all people experience positive relationships, truly value each other and live safer, more confident lives”. As a community-focused not-for-profit organisation with an ever-growing range of psychological and community support services, Better Place Australia is taking a leadership role in the provision of high-quality, effective services for a wide range of community groups across 23 locations in Victoria.

This is an opportunity to join our expanding team of highly experienced and passionate people who want to make Australia a better place.

The Role

Central to our ongoing success is the appointment of a Regional Services Manager who will assume responsibility for driving best practice clinical governance and inspirational people leadership across our Oakleigh and Croydon locations.

The successful candidate/s will report directly to the Executive Manager – Community Support Programs and specific areas of accountability will include:

  • Regional site operations management, including local service coordination across a multi-disciplinary team, and local administration
  • Clinical practice management including provision of clinical supervision, raising of ethical and therapeutic standards and professional development, and;
  • Delivery of therapeutic interventions for complex cases.

Required Qualifications and Experience

To be considered for appointment, prospective candidates must hold registration as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner together with tertiary qualifications in Family Law, Mediation or similar. Demonstrable career experience as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner is essential as is extensive experience in clinical practice management (clinical supervision) of Mediators. Well-developed leadership and emotional intelligence skills are essential as is a proven ability to engage others, influence organisational culture and provide strong direction. Experience managing a multidisciplinary team would be a distinct advantage.

This position will have clinical practice oversight for Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners at our Oakleigh and Croydon offices in addition to overall site managerial responsibility across both sites.

Employee Benefits

Better Place Australia is serious about being an employer of choice, to back that claim we offer:

  • Generous above award salary rates
  • Salary packaging (which increases your take-home pay)
  • Additional annual leave (between Christmas and New Year)
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5% loading
  • An 11% superannuation contribution
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave
  • Up to 20 days family violence leave
  • Paid study leave and extensive professional development opportunities

Apply Today

Here at Better Place Australia we embrace flexible ways of working including work from home.  We encourage you to talk to us about what flexibility might look like for you and your individual needs.

Better Place Australia offers a workplace culture reflective of a vibrant, learning organisation where our people are highly engaged in their work and committed to making a difference.  As an equal opportunity employer, we aim to create an inclusive environment where differences including gender, age, culture, disability, sexuality and family and caring responsibilities are valued.  We invite you to be part of a not for profit organisation that fosters a diverse workplace.

Our organisation is committed to child safety and satisfactory completion of a Working with Children Check and National Police Check are mandatory for the preferred candidate.

Whilst we appreciate the interest of all prospective candidates, please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.  Apply today – we look forward to hearing from you.

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