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Project Leader, Senior Relationships Services

Relationships Australia Canberra & Region is looking for a Project Leader for Senior Relationships Services Program, either to be based in Deakin, ACT or Wagga Wagga NSW.
Job Type:
Full Time
$87,505.28 to $91,424.74 plus superannuation for fulltime and PBI Tax benefits
Position Location:
Deakin ACT or Wagga Wagga NSW
Closing Date:
Position Reference Number:


About Us

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for people and their families, as well as the communities in which they live. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships. We are a community-based, not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious affiliations. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religious belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.

Relationships Australia offers services in various locations around Australia that includes counselling, family dispute resolution (mediation) and a range of family and community support and education programs, primarily funded by Federal, State and Territory Governments. Relationships Australia Canberra & Region (RACR) is one of the eight state and territory organisations that comprise the Relationships Australia Federation.

RACR is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on any grounds. We have voluntarily opted to be subject to the obligations of a public authority under Part 5A of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2008 (ACT). This means that all staff must comply with human rights, as far as possible to do so, in all our decisions and conduct.


About the Role

Project Leader, Senior Relationships Service is an ongoing role available on full time basis. This position will be based in Deakin, ACT or at Wagga Wagga, NSW.

This position coordinates the planning, development and implementation of the Senior Relationships Service as a trial project as well as participating in direct service delivery within the mediation stream.

To be successful in this role, you are required to possess:

  1. An appropriate tertiary qualification in law, social sciences, social work or psychology.
  2. Strong skills and experience in dispute resolution, including assessments and mediation interventions.
  3. An in-depth understanding of family violence, elder abuse, ageing and ageing related issues.
  4. Demonstrated capacity to relate well to clients and other stakeholders.

For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the position description on our website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.


Salary & Benefits

The salary on offer is in the range of $87,505.28 to  $91,424.74 per annum plus superannuation for full time. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), RACR employees also receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities, thus significantly increasing the value of your take-home pay.

According to the RACR Enterprise Agreement, the successful candidate will have access to generous leave provisions, annual leave loading, special paid leave during annual holiday shutdown period and flexible working arrangements.


To Apply

To apply, please send your resume with names of two work related referees and a covering letter specifically addressing each of the selection criteria (no more than half a page response under each criterion) to Applications that do not address selection criteria will not be considered during the shortlisting process.

Selection Criteria

See attached documentation

Contact Details

For further information about the position or application process, please contact Julie Harrison, Director of Operations on 6122 7100 or email

Address for submitting applications

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