Family Mediator Panel and Position for Mediator

The Family Support Agency is seeking to fill the Mediator position in the Agency’s Family Mediation Service in Waterford, and to form a panel from which it may fill other Mediators vacancies that may arise in the coming 12 months. Following competition, successful candidates will be placed in order of merit.

The Family Mediation Service is a free, confidential service for people who have decided to separate or divorce and who together want to negotiate the terms of their separation or divorce with the help of a trained mediator. Family mediation assists people to look at the resources and options open to them and to reach an agreement that meets their interests and the interests of children they may have. The Family Support Agency currently has 16 Family Mediation centres nationwide, 4 of which are in Dublin.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons.

Essential Qualifications:

  • A relevant third level qualification or a similar educational or training attainment .
  • Training in family mediation (MII accredited Practitioner Member (Family Route) or equivalent.)
  • Experience as a practising mediator .

Salary: Mediators work an average of 16 to 24 hours per week and are paid at the rate of € 32.43 per hour.

Closing date: Thursday the 20th of November 2008 @ 5pm

For application forms please contact Family Support Agency, Corporate Services @ Tel 01-6114110

The Family Support Agency is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.