Family Violence Remote Hearing Registrar, Geelong Magistrates' Court

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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/MC0399B
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2019
Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration: until 09/07/2020
Attachments: MC0399 PD.docx (Word, 128KB)

MC0399 Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 51KB)

Mark Baker on (03) 5225 3349

Position Details

Opportunity to be part of a new initiative at a grass roots level – Operations focus – 9 Month Fixed Term Position to July 2020 – VPS Grade 3 – Geelong location

  • The successful candidate will gain unique exposure to elements of project management coupled with the opportunity to advance their skills and knowledge at the multi-jurisdictional Geelong Magistrates' Court.  
  • This is a fantastic chance to become a remote hearing expert within the court and contribute to planning in relation to the potential expansion of remote hearings in Magistrates' Court locations across the state.

About us

  • The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is a jurisdiction within the Court Services Victoria statutory authority and has a long history of providing justice for the people of Victoria in metropolitan and regional courts across the state.
  • The court determines in excess of 300,000 cases per annum at 51 venues, equating to approximately 90 per cent of all cases that come before Victorian courts each year. 
  • The court aims to be an innovative, accessible and responsive court that provides quality services to the Victorian community.

About the role

  • The Family Violence Remote Hearing Registrar will play a critical role in the Remote Hearing Pilot.
  • Will work collaboratively with the judiciary, registrars and key partner agencies to meaningfully assist people experiencing family violence. 

About you

  • You will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise confidently with stakeholders at all levels.
  • An advanced understanding of the Court's protocols and procedures particularly in relation to the family violence intervention order jurisdiction.

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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