Family Violence Applicant Practitioner, LaTrobe Valley Magistrates' Court

Job Details
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Morwell
Reference: VG/MC0345
Closing Date: 17-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC0345- Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 103KB)


MC0345- Position Description.doc (Word, 168KB)


Contact: Courtney Lucanto
(03) 9032 0913

Position Details

The Family Violence Applicant Practitioner is a specialist family violence role at Latrobe Valley Magistrates' Court.

The Family Violence Applicant Practitioner forms part of a team within the family violence jurisdiction of the Magistrates' Court of Victoria, comprising of the Family Violence Registrar and the Family Violence Applicant Practitioner. The role of this team is to enhance the safety of women and children who attend at Court experiencing family violence, and hold perpetrators of family violence accountable for their actions.


The Family Violence Applicant Practitioner will provide non-legal information and support at the court premises to persons who have experienced family violence, assess their immediate safety risks, develop safety plans, and refer to appropriate agencies within the community for ongoing support, counselling and longer-term safety 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: Wednesday 17 October 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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