Court Support Coordinator, Moorabbin Children's Court

The Children’s Court of Victoria is a specialist court with two divisions dealing with cases involving children and young people. The Court operates across a number of metropolitan and regional locations. More information about the Court is available at 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 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: Legal
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/MC0151
Closing Date: 26-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: until 30/11/2018
Attachments: Moorabbin CSC PD.docx (Word, 28KB)

MC0151 - Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 102KB)

Contact: Glenn Barnes
(03) 8638 3356

Position Details

The Children's Court of Victoria is dedicated to continuous improvement in the delivery of services and is committed to strengthening support services for all court users. The Court Support Coordinator provides assistance and support to children, young people and their families attending the Moorabbin Children's Court, to improve their court experience. 

The primary focus of the Court Support Coordinator is the provision of information and support to court users at court to assist them to navigate the court and in doing so alleviate any distress and anxiety they experience while attending the court.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position operates within a demanding and sensitive environment that requires the capacity to exercise sound judgement, build relationships with key stakeholders and liaise effectively with court staff and the judiciary. The Court Support Coordinator may be required at times to facilitate de-escalation measures for elevated court users and respond to court users presenting with mental health issues or in crisis, which can be exacerbated by the court experience.

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 Glenn Barnes on (03) 8638 3356.

Applications close Sunday 26 November 2017

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