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Notices for Mediators

Please use this noticeboard to post any  relevant information or work opportunities with fellow family mediation practitioners.

If you would like to share any such information, please email info@familymediationcouncil.org.uk.

Family Mediation Council Accredited (FMCA) Mediator Consultant opportunity with The London Mediation Service

The London Mediation Service are currently looking for Accredited Mediators to join our team.  The role is remote and flexible, with you choosing the hours and days that you would want to work. We would use video technology to complete MIAMs and Sessions of Mediation.

This is a self employed role with the service taking care of all back end administration.

We would prefer that applicants are able to deal with all issues within the family mediation arena. Competence with legal aid is a bonus but is not essential.

If you are interested in joining us and want to discuss the role and pay structure in more detail, please email us at email@tlms.org.uk in the first instance.


PPC opportunities with NFM Direct

NFM Direct is looking to recruit PPCs to join our PPC team working with our expanding team of mediators. This is a national role and we are looking to appoint PPCs with particular interest in the development of trainees. For more information including job description or for an informal discussion please contact Jane Robey at janerobeyceo@nfm.org.uk.


Family Mediation Council Accredited (FMCA) Mediator Consultant opportunity with Family First Mediation

Family First Mediation is interested in speaking with FMCA mediators qualified to do legal aid work, and who would be interested in joining them as a consultant mediator  For more information and to register interest, please email Graham Lyons at info@familyfirstmediation.co.uk.

Family Mediation Council accredited (FMCA) Mediator opportunity with Disputes Mediation

Disputes Mediation is expanding its team of mediators and looking for FMC accredited mediators in the West Midlands to join its panel. See here for more details


Tender Opportunity: Local Trust – deadline 28/09/2020

Local Trust was established in 2012 to deliver Big Local, a National Lottery Community Fund-funded programme which committed £1m each to 150 neighbourhoods across England to make a lasting positive difference in their communities. At the heart of Big Local is a vision of empowered, resilient, dynamic, asset-rich communities making their own decisions on what is best for their area. Local Trust, our partners and people in Big Local areas are passionate about what we are doing and we believe that Big Local has the potential to support residents to increase their skills and confidence and make a lasting difference to where they live while bringing them together to make their areas even better places in which to live. However we know that people don’t always agree and that it’s normal for groups to experience disagreement and conflict. Therefore, we are interested in working with organisations that can support the resolution of disputes and conflict between people and groups in Big Local areas.

Please see full details in the tender link here.


Family Mediation Council accredited (FMCA) mediator opportunity in Milton Keynes with Mediation MK

Mediation MK is a mediation charity established in 1989 serving the Milton Keynes area, now with a population of 270,000 which is still increasing. We are looking for an accredited family mediator to work one or two days a week either in our office in central Milton Keynes or online, or both. We offer both private and legal aid services to clients. We are primarily interested in hearing from accredited mediators, but please do contact us if you are a qualified mediator working towards accreditation as we may be able to use your services.

We also deliver the Separated Parents Information Programme (SPIP) for the Northampton area, so we can offer the opportunity to be involved in delivering SPIP if you have the necessary qualifications.

Please contact Martin Ellis, Service Director, on martinellis@mediationmk.org.uk or 07745 849207 to discuss these opportunities further.


Full Time FMCA Mediator Opportunity – Crowther Mediation

Crowther Mediation are looking for a full time Family Mediation Council Accredited (FMCA) mediator.

For more information please contact Lisa Harvey at lisa.harvey@crowthermediation.co.uk


The Healthy Relationship Transitions (HeaRT) Project – The University of Exeter

This research is part of a larger project looking at healthy transitions into and out of relationships of various kinds across the lifecourse. Many young people face the transition to post-separation family life following the breakdown of their parents’ relationship. Child-inclusive mediation (CIM) has been shown to ameliorate the negative effects of parental separation on children by reducing parental conflict, yet in the UK CIM uptake is currently low and there has been little research on CIM in this jurisdiction.

We are an experienced interdisciplinary team from the University of Exeter with recognised expertise in family law and policy, medicine and education.

We have mediators with a well-established CIM practice for interview, but we need assistance from the mediation community to:

1. Help us to recruit parents to interview. Interviews are by telephone and last around 45-60 minutes. Parents interviewed receive a £20 Amazon voucher.

2. Help us to recruit young people to interview. Interviews are by telephone or face to face and last around 45 minutes. Young people interviewed receive a £15 Amazon voucher.

If you are willing to help with recruitment, we will send you a draft email and further information about the project to forward to clients as appropriate. All contact after that is between the research team and the parents so administration for you is relatively limited.

If you would like further information please see here or contact: Jan Ewing, Law School, University of Exeter, tel: 07971008931, email J.Ewing@exeter.ac.uk


Family Mediation Council Accredited (FMCA) Mediator opportunity: South West Mediation

South West Mediation is one of the UK’s largest and most established mediation practices. We provide family mediation both on a private basis and under a Legal Aid contract in 12 locations throughout the southwest – in Bristol, Somerset, Devon, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire. We continue to grow and are looking for family mediators especially those who are able to work in the Bristol/Bath area and can offer availability of between 3 and 5 days a week.

If you are interested in joining our team of mediators, please send your CV and covering letter to vicki.lewis@southwestmediation.co.uk so that we can arrange a confidential initial telephone discussion.


Family Mediation Council Accredited (FMCA) Mediator opportunity: South East London Family Mediation Bureau

South East London Family Mediation Bureau, based in Bromley, is one of the oldest Family Mediation services in the country. We have a team of highly experienced family mediators supported by our case-coordinators.

We are looking for a Family Mediation Council Accredited (FMCA) Mediator specialising in Property and Finance and Aim cases to join us on a sessional basis (days/hours to be discussed)

Knowledge of legal aid assessments would be an advantage but is not essential.

If you would like to discuss please contact Ruth Bryan on 020 8315 7460 or ruth.bryan@selfmb.org.uk


NFM Seeking Accredited Mediators across England and Wales

National Family Mediation is looking to recruit Family Mediation Council Accredited mediators across England and Wales to help meet increasing demand.

The benefits of joining the NFM team are:

  • Flexible work terms
  • Being part of the largest team of mediators in England and Wales
  • Automatic enrolment as an NFM mediator to enable you to meet your FMC registration requirements
  • Opportunities to share practice and gain support of colleagues
  • Dedicated administrative support
  • Regular support and supervision provided in house by our team of PPC’s included
  • Favourable payment terms

There are always opportunities, in various parts of the country. Please see here for more information. If you would be interested in joining our team or would like more information about working for NFM please contact sarahhawkins@nfm.org.uk or call on 0300 4000 636


Accredited Family Mediator Vacancy: Peterborough, Loughborough, Bedford and Milton Keynes

Family Law Group Ltd is an established legal practice specialising in all areas of family law. An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and accredited Family Mediator to join our team. This is a specialist role within our Mediation Department and it is expected that the successful candidate will be able to conduct Legal Aid and private mediation in both children and financial mediation cases. Please see here for more information.


Family Mediation Vacancy: Norfolk Family Mediation Service

Following year on year growth Norfolk Family Mediation is looking to expand its pool of Family Mediators. As one of the oldest family mediation charities in the UK, we pride ourselves on striving to support families across Norfolk who are going through separation or divorce. Our service is run from our head office in Norwich with outreach delivery in Great Yarmouth and Kings Lynn. We are seeking mediators who are accredited and who can either dedicate a few days a month or who would like to form part of our core delivery team. Please see here for more information.