Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

  • Full Time

Website Anglicare WA

About this Job

  • Join a values driven, life friendly organisation
  • Provide family dispute resolution services using a therapeutic approach
  • Full-time (37.5 hrs per week) permanent contract based in Broome


Reach further with us!

Working in the stunning Kimberley region of Western Australia comes with a range of great experiences and challenges beyond what you might experience elsewhere.  You will gain career changing skills and experience and develop and nurture relationships with local communities while embracing the unexpected, as every day will be different.

As the Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, you will walk compassionately and respectfully alongside families. You will aim to provide alternatives to formal legal processes for families who want to improve their family relationships, to prevent separation and to support parents to make arrangements in the best interests of their children after separation. You will assist families with parenting and property matters and will be capable of working with families with complex needs, including those with family violence issues.  Anglicare WA takes a therapeutic and child inclusive approach in assisting families through separation.

Bring your specialist skills to have real impact in the lives of people navigating separation. This is a full-time ongoing position based in Broome, Western Australia.


What you will bring

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or above in psychology, counselling, social work or other related field
  • Hold a Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution, or be very near completion
  • Have knowledge and experience in Family Dispute Resolution, Property Mediation, counselling and Child Inclusive Practice
  • Have knowledge of the effects of trauma and domestic violence on families, children and young people
  • Have previous counselling experience with individuals, couples and families
  • Have the ability to manage a complex caseload

The successful candidate must possess a current National Police Clearance valid within one year, WA Working with Children Card and a WA Drivers Licence.

Impact and benefits

Sharing your knowledge, skills and experience, you will make an impact to the lives of families and communities across the Kimberley.

In return for your drive and commitment, we provide the support of an inclusive and welcoming community which places people at the heart of all the work we do and encourages broad thinking, curiosity, creativity and best practice.


  • From $105,696 full time salary (includes 10% remote allowance) + 11.5% superannuation.
  • Generous weekly rent subsidy of $300/week (T & C’s apply)
  • Generous tax-free salary packaging benefits up to $15,900 annually
  • Additional 1 weeks leave after 12 months service

Why join us?

At Anglicare WA we are all about people, placing people at the heart of our work.  We are focused on strengths, believing in and amplifying the strength of people and communities.  We are fiercely inclusive, making sure everyone can belong. As trusted partners we are curious and creative, always looking for new ways to do better.  We are courageous and gutsy, tackling difficult issues, even when it’s hard.

But don’t take our word for it!  Here is what our people think:

  • “Anglicare WA has a culture which celebrates people, the communities we work for and works in innovative ways with leadership who are connected with the work, everyone feels comfortable to be their unique selves here.”
  • “Anglicare WA is really great at living and breathing our values everyday across the organisation, celebrating the diversity within our workforce, doing things differently, constantly trying to break down barriers for clients and families, making new employees feel welcome, great communication!”
  • “Anglicare WA supports flexible working (incl WFH).   As a single parent my leaders have always been approachable and understanding. I really appreciate being part of an organisation that respects my responsibilities as a parent.”

Apply Now!

To apply, please click on the apply button and follow the prompts.

For further information please contact Francesca Quayle, Service Manager, Broome on 9194 2467.

Shortlisting will commence immediately.  If this role sounds like you apply now!    

Child Safe: Anglicare WA is committed to providing safe environments where children and young people feel valued, respected and are protected from abuse and harm.

Inclusive: We actively promote a working environment that values diversity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQ+ and people with a disability. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

Uluru Statement from the Heart: Anglicare WA supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart and is committed to walking alongside First Nations people in a movement of the Australian people for a better future.

Unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

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