Position Vacant – Manager Dispute Resolution


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LifeWorks is a dynamic, not-for-profit organisation specialising in human relations and interpersonal communication. They provide therapeutic and relationship counselling, family dispute resolution, education and training services to individuals, couples, families and workplaces.

Manager – Dispute Resolution (Melbourne and/or Geelong) 4 days per week: You are a leading practitioner with demonstrated experience in Family Dispute Resolution who wants to influence thepractices of a multi-disciplinary agency. This is a very direct, hands on service delivery role with scope to develop services in keeping with client demand and LifeWorks’ strategic directions. You will also manage a small team of practitioners.

Direct senior level management experience, policy development and quality assurance in practice delivery, along with experience in financial and property matters will be highly regarded.

To be successful: Applicants will be client focused Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners accredited with the Federal Attorney-General’s Department and with a demonstrated capacity in Family Law matters. Family violence prevention strategies, child inclusive consultations and the running of group information and/or education seminars are a routine part of your practice. Workplace conflict resolution experience will also be highly regarded.

Qualifications: Positions require qualifications in law, psychology, social work, behavioural or social sciences and/or equivalent post graduate qualifications in law or dispute resolution.

Position Descriptions: Are available from www.lifeworks.com.au or through Glenys McInnes – 03 8650 6200.

Applications close COB 30 January 2015 and should be addressed to:
Janet Jukes,
Chief Executive Officer, LifeWorks,
Level 4, 255 Bourke Street,
or emailed to glenys@lifeworks.com.au.