Family Violence Registrar, Shepparton Magistrates' Court

Operations focus - Ongoing - VPS Grade 4 - Shepparton Magistrates Court location
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Family Violence Workers
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: North East - Shepparton
Reference: VG/MC0328
Closing Date: 21-Aug-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC0328- Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 103KB)


MC0328- Position Description.doc (Word, 168KB)


Contact: Sean Cronin
(03) 5821 4633

Position Details

The Family Violence Registrar is a key role in the Court's response to family violence. The Family Violence Registrar leads the Court's family violence team within their region, in conjunction with senior management, and works alongside the judiciary, court registrars, support workers, police, legal services and other support services to effectively manage cases involving victims and perpetrators of family violence.

The Family Violence Registrar builds and manages relationships with key stakeholders; establishes and maintains links with community services and agencies in their local area; promotes information sharing amongst agencies; and, makes appropriate referrals. This position will also be expected to support monitoring & evaluation activities relating to the Specialist Family Violence Court model. 

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.
  • Provide operational expertise and advice to senior management regarding staff compliance with legislative requirements and procedures.
  • Coordinate cases within the family violence and intervention order jurisdiction, including family violence related criminal matters where appropriate.
  • Coordinate both family violence registry functions and external agencies on court days.
  • Monitor case flow management indicators to help ensure performance targets are met, and that any barriers to achieving objectives are addressed.
  • Develop and implement local practices to improve the operation of the family violence jurisdiction, and other related jurisdictions, and the coordination of services at court.
  • Coordinate referrals to court based support services and to community based service providers attending the court.

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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