Family Violence Coordinator, Shepparton Magistrates' Court

- Operations focus - Ongoing - VPS Grade 3 - Shepparton Magistrates Court location
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Family Violence Workers
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: North East - Shepparton
Reference: VG/MC0327
Closing Date: 21-Aug-2018
Salary Range: $66,699 - $80,987
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC0327- Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 103KB)


MC0327- Position Description.doc (Word, 165KB)


Contact: Sean Cronin
(03) 5821 4633

Position Details

The Family Violence Coordinator is responsible for supervising and assessing the day-to-day and future case workloads and listing practices and procedures of family violence related matters. The role requires a strong working knowledge of the Court's protocols and procedures as well as the guidelines surrounding the operation of the Specialist Family Violence Court model. Knowledge of the local service system, including family violence services, will be advantageous.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Exercise a range of administrative, statutory and quasi-judicial powers as a Registrar in accordance with the Magistrate' Court Act 1989 and other relevant Acts, rules and regulations.
  • Support coordination of cases within the family violence and intervention order jurisdiction, including family violence related criminal matters where appropriate.
  • Support coordination of both family violence registry functions and external agencies on court days.
  • Support coordination of referrals to court based support services and to community based service providers attending the court.
  • Contribute to the development of registry staff, including but not limited to, rotations to maximise ‘on the job' learning opportunities, opportunities to attend professional development programs, regular performance feedback and supporting personal development planning.

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.

Applications close: Tuesday 21 August 2018

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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