FRS Opportunities

FRS Opportunities

Career Opportunities at UMFC


Are you a creative and skilled social welfare practitioner who wants to work in a team that values practice innovation and ongoing training?

Can you deliver creative, research-informed services that wrap around families experiencing separation?

Our Family Relationship Services (FRS) teams work with parents and children who are experiencing family separation.  As a result of service development and changes the following employment opportunities are available now:

FRS Practice Leader
Full-time – 38 hrs p.w. Based in Wodonga 

This NEW senior role works across all FRS programs to drive research-informed practice, lead practice reflection and oversee staff training and development.

FRS Team Leader
Full-Time – 38 hrs p.w. Based in Albury

This role leads the Albury based programs – the Children’s Contact Service, Parenting Orders Program & Post Separation Counselling.

Children’s Contact Service Supervisor
Part-Time – 40 hrs per fortnight – Based in Albury

This role supports children to establish, strengthen and maintain their relationship with their non-resident parent.

2 x Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners
(1) 0.8 EFT ongoing; (2) 0.8 EFT fixed term 12 month maternity leave contract

These roles provide family dispute resolution services helping separated parents develop and implement parenting plans and property settlements.

To apply for these roles it is essential that you have a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or Social Welfare.

In return for your hard work, you’ll enjoy the benefits of a culture that values work/life balance, health and wellbeing, generous salary packaging, ongoing growth and development and exemplary employment conditions.

Application Details:        Applications MUST address the Key Selection Criteria, include covering letter, CV (including 3 referees) and be sent to Connie Constas, Manager Family Relationship Services, UMFC, PO Box 725 Wodonga Vic 3689 or to

Any further enquiries can be directed to Connie to the above email or by phoning 02 6058 0701.

Closing Date:  5pm Sunday 24 April 2016.

Important Application Information

When applying for the above position, applicants must include the following:

  • A document addressing the key selection criteria
  • A covering letter with your full name, address, and contact details, along with the title of the position being applied for
  • A copy of your current curriculum vitae including qualifications, professional affiliations and employment history
  • The names and contact details of at least three recent professional referees

The successful applicant will be required to undergo and pass a National Police Check, completed and paid for by UMFC, which must be cleared prior to commencement.

If a Working with Children Check is required it will be stated in the Position Description for the relevant position.

Victorian Workers: Where required the successful applicant will need to hold a current Employee Victorian Working with Children Check and supply their card as evidence so that the status can be checked by UMFC. They will also need to update their employer details on the relevant card.

NSW Workers: Where required the successful applicant will need to hold a current Employee NSW Working with Children Check. They will need to supply the WWC number and date of birth so that their check can be verified by UMFC.

For further information or to apply for a WWCC please visit:

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