Drug Court Senior Project Officer, Melbourne Magistrates' Court

The Magistrates’ Court of Victoria’s vision is to be an innovative, accessible and responsive court that provides quality services to the Victorian community. Operating at 51 locations across the state, the court has a broad and diverse jurisdiction. For more information www.magistratescourt.vic.gov.au. Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal 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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MC0116
Closing Date: 30-Aug-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC0116 Drug Court Senior Project Officer PD.doc (Word, 103KB)


Candidate Application Form - MC0116 Drug Court Senior Project Officer.doc (Word, 81KB)


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 Court determines in excess of 300,000 cases per annum at 51 venues, equating to approximately 90 per cent of all cases that come before Victorian courts each year.  The Court aims to be an innovative, accessible and responsive court that provides quality services to the Victorian community.

The Drug Court of Victoria (DCV) is a statutory division of the Magistrates' Court of Victoria established to provide for the sentencing and intensive supervision and treatment of offenders with drug and/or alcohol dependency who have committed an offence under the influence of drugs or alcohol or to support a drug and/or alcohol habit.  DCV administers drug treatment orders (DTO) under section 18z of the Sentencing Act 1991. Participants on a DTO receive a judicially supervised, therapeutically oriented, intensive and integrated drug supervision and treatment regime; which focuses on improving many aspects of their lives including drug dependency, physical & mental health, homelessness, education and employment, self-esteem and family and social relationships.

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 Wednesday 30 August 2017.


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