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Research, Policy and Compliance Team Member

Relationships Australia Canberra and Region is seeking applicants for the Research Policy and Compliance Team Member position in Deakin, ACT.
Job Type:
Part Time
$70,261.88 to $75,160.80
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About Us

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. 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 offer 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

This position is responsible to provide assistance to the Research, Evaluation and Policy (REP) Manager in the form of general support of the organisation’s research, evaluation, policy and compliance functions.

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

  • Tertiary qualifications in social sciences, such as psychology, health or behavioural science or related discipline.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate sensitively and respectfully with clients, staff and a variety of stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated experience in organisational quality assurance, policy and/or compliance processes.
  • Sound planning, organisational and time management skills complimented with initiative and enthusiasm;

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.

Salary & Benefits

The salary on offer is in the range of $70,261.88 to $75,160.80 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 cover 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, please contact Research, Evaluation and Policy Manager on 02 6122 7100 or email

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Saturday 25 January 2020

Address for submitting applications

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