Senior Koori Support Officer, County Court of Victoria

Job Details
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/CC0072
Closing Date: 16-Jun-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Application form - Senior Koori Support Officer - CC0072.docx (Word, 51KB)


Senior Koori Support Officer PD_April 2019.docx (Word, 188KB)


Contact:
Terrie Stewart – (03) 8636 6083

Position Details

The County Koori Court is an alternative way of administering sentences so that Court processes are more culturally accessible as well as acceptable and comprehensible to the Koori Community. The key emphasis is on creating an informal atmosphere which allows for greater participation by the Koori Community through the Aboriginal Elders and Respected Persons, the Koori Court Officer, Koori defendants and their families in the court and sentencing process. It aims to reduce perceptions of intimidation and cultural alienation experienced by Koori offenders.

The County Koori Court was established in 2009 at the Latrobe Valley Courts. The Court also operates in Melbourne, Mildura and Shepparton.  The County Court will further expand sittings of the County Koori Court across regional Victoria in line with the AJA4.

The Senior Koori Support Officer provides high level administrative support to the operation of the County Koori Court through developing and maintaining materials and data relevant to the work of the Court as well as coordinating activities at the direction of the Manager and Judge in Charge.  The role operates across Victoria and involves intrastate travel.

The role is a Designated Position in accordance with Court Services Designated Positions Policy.

How to apply

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include the following documents in your application:

  • resume 
  • a short covering letter
  • completed application form (see file attachment)

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description. 

Other information

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.

 


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