Community Law & Mediation: Part Time Reflective Practice and Mediation Supervisor – deadline 5 April 2019

Community Law & Mediation’s (CLM) Mediation Service provides free conflict coaching and mediation in areas such as parental disputes, family disputes, community disputes and workplace disputes.  CLM’s mediation and conflict coaching services are delivered by a panel of committed volunteers. CLM operates a mediation service in North Dublin, Wicklow and Limerick. 

CLM is recruiting for a part time Reflective Practice & Mediation Supervisor.

Role description

The role will involve:

1. Reflective Practice Supervision

  • Assist with the recruitment of the panel of mentors, as required;
  • Provide ongoing reflective practice to the panel of mentors which will include a number of scheduled individual and group meetings per annum, together with a number of ad hoc case-based meetings;
  • Ancillary administrative duties to include record keeping and other duties.  

The role may involve providing training to CLM reflective practice mentors. 

2. Mediation Supervision

  • Coordinate CPD & Learning and Sharing sessions for CLM Volunteer Mediators;
  • Assist with the implementation and updating of internal policies in respect of CLM’s Mediation Service;
  • Assist with mediation case queries, administration and volunteer support;
  • CLM’s Deputy Designated Liaison Person for any Child Protection notifications;
  • Coordinate mediation court projects and CLM’s mediation clinic;
  • Other duties that might arise during the course of the contract.  

Duration and terms of contract

It is intended that the contract will be offered for 18 months, with a 6 month probation period. 

This is a part time position for 14 hours to be divided over four half days a week.  The successful candidate will be required to be flexible with their working hours as travel and evening work may be required. 

The successful candidate will report to Ros Palmer, Community Education & Volunteer Manager.

Salary details are available on request.

Essential Criteria

  • Accredited Mediator, hold a current MII practising certificate;
  • Extensive experience as a practicing mediator, across a range of sectors;
  • Relevant training and experience in providing supervision;
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team;
  • Strong organisational and IT skills.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience as a trainer;
  • Experience and training in the area of Child Protection;
  • Experience of working for a Charity or Non-Government Organisation.


Interested parties are requested to complete the application form and submit it together with their CV to by 5 pm on Friday 5 April 2019. Please note that late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.  

Further Information Please direct any questions to CLM’s Community Education & Volunteer Manager, Ros Palmer:



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