Family Violence Registrar, Werribee Magistrates' Court

Job Details
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: South West - Victoria
Reference: VG/MC0371
Closing Date: 17-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC0371- Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 102KB)


MC0371- Position Description.doc (Word, 171KB)


Contact:
Nick Lachmund on (03) 9974 9301

Position Details

Family Violence Registrar, Werribee Magistrates' Court

  • Operations Family Violence focus
  • Ongoing, VPSG 4
  • Werribee location

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria (the Court) plays a significant role in the overall response to family violence by aiming to enhance the safety of women and children and holding perpetrators accountable.

The Family Violence Registrar contributes to the Court's response to family violence, working 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 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.

The position operates within a complex, demanding and sensitive environment that requires the capacity to exercise sound judgement. The Family Violence Registrar provides a point of specialist contact for court users involved in proceedings arising from or including allegations of family violence, assists parties to understand court processes and services available, and liaises with all legal and non-legal support services.

This position works collaboratively with the Court Coordinator regarding the listing of matters that relate to family violence and intervention orders. As part of the network of Family Violence Registrars, the role also works collaboratively with the Family Violence Programs and Initiatives Unit to improve service delivery. 

The Family Violence Registrar leads the Court's family violence team within their region, in conjunction with senior management. They will provide supervision and monitor the performance of the members of this team.

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: Monday 17 December 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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