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Mediators (Workers Compensation Division) | Personal Injury Commission, New South Wales | Sydney Region / Sydney City | Part Time

The Personal Injury Commission (the Commission) was established on 1 March 2021. The Commission is an independent statutory tribunal within the NSW justice system. The Commission resolves disputes between people injured in motor accidents and workplaces in NSW, insurers, and employers. The Commission exercises functions in two divisions – the Motor Accidents Division and the Workers Compensation Division.

The Commission is seeking to appoint suitably qualified and experienced individuals to provide mediation services in the Workers Compensation Division, as required by legislation.

Applications are sought from dispute resolution practitioners or persons with skills, qualifications, and experience relevant to the resolution of work injury damages disputes who are interested in being offered a sessional appointment for up to three years, with eligibility for re-appointment.

To understand more about the role, including terms and conditions, please access the Mediator Information Kit and Mediator Code of Conduct here.

How to apply
You will need to demonstrate how your skills, experience and qualifications meet the selection criteria for the position identified in the Mediator Information Kit that can be found here.

Please apply here.

If you require further information, please contact Alexandra Michelin at alexandra.michelin@pi.nsw.gov.au

The job posting can also be found on the Commission's website here.

Applications close at 9:59AM (AEST) on 23 December 2021.

Mediation Officer | NSW Small Business Commission | Sydney Region / Sydney – Greater West | Full Time, temporary

The NSW Small Business Commission is an independent statutory organisation that advocates for small businesses across the State and helps resolve issues affecting them by providing strategic advice and support through alternate dispute resolution and mediation services. It is also the Trustee for all cash bonds held in the Retail Security Bond Scheme as defined in the Retail Leases Act, 1994.

The Commission is hosted by NSW Treasury and is a part of the Treasury cluster of economic development agencies that drives the economic strategy to guide the State’s growth for the benefit of the people who live, work and study in NSW.

Mediation Services
The Mediation Services team within the NSW Small Business Commission (the Commission) has been established to provide dispute resolution services for retail and commercial leases, and disputes between businesses. Mediation Services values neutrality, confidentiality, and empowerment of the parties through the mediation process.

About the Opportunity
Join a highly collaborative, flexible, and inclusive team in a world-class organisation.

In this role you are expected to manage matters arising from mediation applications. Apply mediation principles in managing matters, including referral to external panel mediators and other dispute resolution practitioners. Provide high level customer service in relation to information and guidance for customer enquires relating to the Retail Leases Act 1994 and other commercial leasing and small business matters.

About You
Ideally, you will possess the following skills, experience, and attributes.

  • Demonstrated ability to apply techniques and processes used in mediation, dispute resolution and prevention
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy and understanding of disputing parties without compromising mediation neutrality
  • NMAS training is preferred, or willingness to progress to NMAS accreditation
  • Mediation experience is preferred

How to apply
Submit your application here, which should ideally include:

  • An up-to-date resume detailing your knowledge, skills, and experience in relation to the role.
  • A cover letter that explains your alignment with the “essential requirements” as shown in this attached role description; accessible for download from the I Work for NSW website.

The full job posting is available here.

Applications Close: Thursday, 31 March 2022 at 9:59am. The closing date may extend

Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner | Relationships Australia Northern Territory | Darwin (Northern Territory) | Full Time/Part Time

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

Qualifications and Experience:

Essential

  • Tertiary level qualifications in an appropriate field, and current accreditation as an FDRP.
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide quality Family Dispute Resolution services, with the ability to undertake effective case management including administration tasks and updating client information software.
  • Professional knowledge relating to the area of family relationship issues, including the impact of conflict on children.
  • Proven commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Ability to work as a team member within the ethos and values of RA-NT.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Desirable

  • Experience in screening and assessment of family violence and an understanding of the impact of domestic violence on separating families.
  • Experience in delivering a child focussed and/or child inclusive model of mediation.
  • Experience in working with diverse communities, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities.
  • Training and experience as a Child Consultant delivering a Child Inclusive approach to Family Dispute Resolution.
  • National mediation accreditation or the ability to obtain accreditation for the purpose of undertaking workplace mediations.
  • Experience in undertaking workplace mediations

Benefits and Entitlements

  • Relocation allowance.
  • Excellent support, supervision and additional professional development entitlements (of up to $3,000 pa, 10 days leave).
  • Salary sacrificing options.
  • Generous annual leave.
  • Annual wellbeing allowance.

Requirements:

  • A satisfactory Northern Territory working with children check.
  • A satisfactory national criminal history check.
  • A commitment to our Safeguarding Children Practice and Behaviour Guidelines.

Information for applicants

Applications must be limited to a one-page Cover Letter addressing Selection Criteria in addition to a Resume and two Referees.

Please apply here.

The full position description is available here.

Relationships Australia NT encourages applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, CALD, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support your accessibility needs.

For further information go to our website or to discuss this position further please contact Jenny on 8923 4999. Applications may be interviewed as received.


Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner & Family Law Pathways Project Officer | Relationships Australia Northern Territory | Alice Springs (Northern Territory) | Full Time/Part Time

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.

Qualifications & Experience:

Essential

  • Tertiary level qualifications in an appropriate field, and current accreditation (or ability to obtain accreditation) as an FDRP.
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide quality FDR services, with the ability to undertake effective case management including administration tasks and updating client information software.
  • Professional knowledge of the range of family relationship issues that can be experienced by separating or separated parents, including an understanding of the impact of conflict on children.
  • Demonstrated experience in screening and assessment of family violence and an understanding of the impact of domestic violence on separating families.
  • Experience in delivering a child focused and/or child inclusive model of mediation.
  • Experience in working with diverse communities, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with stakeholders and community members.
  • Proven ability to maintain records, write reports and organise meetings.
  • Ability to work within a set budget.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Ability to work as a team member within the ethos and values of RA-NT.

Desirable

  • National mediation accreditation or the ability to obtain accreditation for undertaking workplace mediations.
  • Experience in undertaking workplace and/or elder mediations.
  • Training and experience as a Child Consultant delivering a Child Inclusive approach to Family Dispute Resolution.
  • Experience with website design, mail chimp and event-brite.

Benefits and Entitlements

  • Relocation allowance.
  • Excellent support, supervision and additional professional development entitlements (of up to $3,000 pa, 10 days leave).
  • Salary sacrificing options.
  • Generous annual leave.
  • Annual wellbeing allowance.

Requirements:

  • A satisfactory Northern Territory working with children check.
  • A satisfactory national criminal history check.
  • A commitment to our Safeguarding Children Practice and Behaviour Guidelines.

Information for applicants

Applications must be limited to a one-page Cover Letter addressing Selection Criteria in addition to a Resume and two Referees.

Please apply here.

The full position description is available here.

Relationships Australia NT encourages applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, CALD, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support your accessibility needs.

For further information go to our website nt.relationships.org.au or to discuss this position further please contact Penny on 8950 4100. Applications may be interviewed as received.


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