Family Dispute Resolution Clinic Officer

Gold Coast, Australia
05 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Aug 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term

About the position

This new position with the Faculty of Law is responsible for the co-ordination of the Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) Clinic. The FDR Clinic commenced operations in January 2018 and provides high quality, caring, client-centred specialist family dispute resolution services to achieve the best possible outcomes for clients in conflict and for the entire community as a result. The FDR Clinic also provides an opportunity for students to gain their required practical experience before continuing on to Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner Registration.

The position provides advice and information with respect to FDR processes in accordance with the regulations and standards. This position is key to ensuring the FDR Clinic delivers effective and professional client and file management from initial contact through to the conclusion of the FDR process.

This role will work collaboratively with other team members in the Centre for Professional Legal Education and Dispute Resolution Centre. The position is key to ensuring the Clinic provides effective and professional service to FDR clients. 

About the person:

The successful candidate will be degree qualified and/or have demonstrated equivalent work experience. They will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, as well as the ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.

Previous experience in a family mediation clinic or similar environment and an understanding of the FDR process will be very highly regarded.

Salary details:

Bond University offers a vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location, as well as a range of tangible benefits including (but not limited to): competitive remuneration, bus services to the door, available car parking, use of library, Career Development Services, corporate discount programs and a bulk-billing medical centre on-site.

The hourly rate for the appointment is $40 p/h plus 9.5% superannuation.

Additional information:

Position related enquiries can be directed to The Business Manager, Centre for Professional Legal Education, Ms Hayley Vinnicombe or 07 5595 1290 or

Application and submission details:

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position description.

Applications will be submitted online via the Careers at Bond University candidate portal. Please follow the 'How to apply' instructions provided. All candidates will be required to register prior to submitting an application.

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Applicants must have current work rights in Australia at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

 Conditions of employment for this position are offered under a Bond Workplace Agreement (BWA)

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer.