Family Violence Respondent Practitioner, Dandenong Magistrates Court
This role is available with the Magistrates' Court of Victoria. The Magistrates Court is an innovative, accessible and responsive court that provides quality services to the Victorian community. Operating at 53 locations across the state, the court has a broad and diverse jurisdiction offering a range of career options, both legal and non-legal, and an attractive employee benefits program for all staff.
CSV embraces diversity amongst our staff and we welcome applications from people from all cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, as well as people with a disability.
|Department:||Court Services Victoria|
|Work Type:||Ongoing - full time|
|Job Function:||Community Services|
|Work Location:||Melbourne - Southern Metro|
|Salary Range:||$78,773 - $89,375|
|Attachments:||MC0039 Position Description.doc (Word, 105KB)|
MC0039 - Application Form.doc (Word, 135KB)
(03) 9032 0877
The Family Violence Respondent Practitioner forms part of a team within the family violence jurisdiction of the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria, comprising of the Family Violence Registrar and Family Violence Applicant Practitioner. The role of this team is to enhance the safety of women and children who attend at Court experiencing family violence, and hold perpetrators of family violence accountable for their actions.
The Family Violence Respondent Practitioner will provide non-legal information, support and referral for people who are respondents to an application for an intervention order or involved in criminal proceedings arising from or including allegations of family violence. They will conduct assessments and make appropriate referrals to a range of support services and into programs.
The Family Violence Respondent Practitioner will work with the Family Violence Applicant Practitioner, the Family Violence Registrar, other court registrars, police prosecutors, lawyers and court support services at the court premises, will liaise with community based support services, and may be required to provide information to magistrates in a courtroom. They will establish and maintain relationships with community agencies and support services so effective referrals are made to ensure the safety of family violence applicants.
How to Apply:
Applicants are encouraged to apply online, outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities. Applications should include:
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 Coni Forcey on (03) 9032 0877.
Applications close Sunday 2 April 2017
Magistrates' Court of Victoria’s vision is that all employees access and enjoy the same rights, responsibilities, resources and opportunities regardless of their gender, identity or cultural beliefs. The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is committed to providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women.