Learning and Development Associate, County Court of Victoria

The County Court is Victoria’s major trial court. It has jurisdiction to hear a variety of civil, criminal and appellate matters. More information about the court is available at www.countycourt.vic.gov.au. Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the Judicial College of Victoria (excluding judicial officers) 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 strongly encourages applications from people of any gender, age, religion, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, gender identity, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/CC1231_CC1107_CC1109
Closing Date: 29-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: up to 12 months
Attachments: CC1231, CC107, CC1109 - Learning and Development Associate (LDA) VPS4 PD.doc (Word, 109KB)


Candidate Application Form - CC1231, CC107, CC1109 Learning and Development Associate.doc (Word, 85KB)


Contact: Jeanne Beaty
(03) 8636 6445

Position Details

The County Court of Victoria is established pursuant to the County Court Act 1958. It has original and appellate jurisdiction and is the principal trial court in the State of Victoria. The Court hears over 11,000 criminal, common law and commercial cases each year. The County Court has unlimited monetary jurisdiction in common law and commercial matters. In its criminal jurisdiction, the Court hears all indictable offences except treason, murder and related offences.

There are a total of 65 Judges of the Court and over 200 staff, including judicial support staff. The County Court regularly conducts circuit sittings at 12 circuit courts situated in major centres throughout regional Victoria.

The County Court is committed to continuous improvement in accordance with the International Framework for Court Excellence.

The Court's vision is to be a leader in court excellence, delivering the highest standard of justice to the community and inspiring public confidence in the rule of law. 

The Learning and Development Associate (LDA) role provides leadership and support to Associates. It is also central to continuous improvement within the Court and is a ‘champion of change'.

The Judicial Services Manager, Associate Coordinator and the LDAs form the leadership team for the administration and development of the Associates within the Court. This team is led by the Judicial Services Manager and these roles work collaboratively in the delivery of services to the Court.

These duties are in addition to the performance of the tasks required of an Associate.

An LDA leads the development and provision of expert advice, support and services to Associates, including all induction, and learning and professional development requirements in order that Associates are able to competently perform their role.  

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities.  Applications should include:

1) resume

2) a short covering letter and

3) completed application form (see file attachment).

You are only required to address the Key Selection Criteria listed in the Application Form. Individual responses to “key selection criteria” listed on the Position Description are not required. Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying. 

For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact Jeanne Beaty on (03) 8636 6445.

Applications close Sunday 29 October 2017.


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