Drug Court Clinical Advisor x 2, Melbourne Magistrates' Court

The Court Services Victoria Act 2014 established Court Services Victoria (CSV) as a statutory public sector body, comprising of all Victorian courts, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) and the Judicial College of Victoria.

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.
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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/MC0043_MC0044
Closing Date: 28-Mar-2017
Salary Range: $78,773 - $89,375
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC0043_MC0044 Position Description.docx (Word, 42KB)

MC0043_MC0044 - Application Form.doc (Word, 134KB)

Contact: Kristy Rowe
(03) 9032 0938

Position Details

The Magistrates’ Court of Victoria (MCV) is a jurisdiction within the Court Services Victoria statutory authority, and has a long history of providing justice for the people of Victoria in metropolitan and regional courts across the state.

The Drug Court Clinical Advisor (DCCA) is responsible for providing clinical advice, treatment and referral service information for the Drug Court (DC) and DC participants, in line with the principles and practices of the model.

The DCCA plays a crucial role in undertaking comprehensive drug and alcohol assessments with potential Drug Court participants who have been referred to DCV. These assessments are used to inform the judiciary around suitability for Drug Treatment Orders and assist in shaping potential DTO conditions.

The DCCA is responsible for designing a treatment plan, liaising with alcohol and drug services and supporting the participant to achieve treatment goals. This role also provides secondary consultation to other members of the Drug Court team and the judiciary.

The DCAO works in a dynamic and innovative environment and develops collaborative relationships with a diverse range of key stakeholders.

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  Kristy Rowe on (03) 9032 0938.

Applications close Tuesday 28 March 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.

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