Koori Men’s Family Violence Practitioner, Melbourne Magistrates Court

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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Family Violence Workers
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MC0238B
Closing Date: 19-Sep-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC0238 Application Form .doc (Word, 100KB)


PD - KFVU - Koori Mens Family Violence Practitioner MC0238 - 220819.docx (Word, 133KB)


Contact:
David Kennedy, Team Leader on 0419 106 199

Position Details

Provide support and non-legal advice to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander men accessing the court for Family Violence matters - VPS 4 – Ongoing

The Koori Men's Family Violence Practitioner (KMFVP) will engage with and provide support to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander men presenting to the courts for Family Violence related matters, irrespective of whether they attend as applicants/victims or respondents/people who use family violence. The KMFVP will assess support needs of clients and provide effective services to address individual needs. The KMFVP will also undertake community engagement activities to support the promotion and awareness of the Umalek Balit program within the Koori community and among other key stakeholders.

The role works as part of a team comprised of the Koori Family Violence Team Leader and Koori Women's Family Violence Practitioner. The Umalek Balit team also works closely with internal and external stakeholders and organisations and functions to provide a culturally safe and relevant response to Koori men accessing the court for Family Violence related matters including Family Violence Intervention Orders, Koori VOCAT, civil or criminal matters.

This position is an Aboriginal Designated Position in accordance with Court Services Victoria Designated Positions policy. This position is classified under ‘special measures', section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander men are eligible to apply.

How to apply

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include the following documents in your application:

  • resume 
  • a short covering letter
  • completed application form (see file attachment)

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description. 

Other information

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 is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.

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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