Learning and Development Coordinator

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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MC0517
Closing Date: 01-Sep-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC0517 PD.doc (Word, 174KB)

MC0517 Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 51KB)

Joanne Atkinson on (03) 7004 9802

Position Details

VPS Grade 5, permanent ongoing

The position of Learning and Development Coordinator, Koori Courts is an initiative of the Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement.

The aim of the Koori Court is to assist in reducing the issue of over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Victorian justice system by working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients when they enter the court system. In addition, the service assists Aboriginal people to maximise their chances of rehabilitation through culturally appropriate and sensitive intervention. Details of the purpose are outlined in the position description.

The Learning and Development Coordinator works as part of the Koori Court Unit within the Specialists Courts and Support Services of the Magistrates' Court of Victoria, which aims to deliver service excellence and strengthen the Courts processes across the state.

As part of Courts' commitment to improve and strengthen the Koori Courts, the Learning and Development Coordinator will be responsible for developing and supporting a team within the Koori Courts including, Koori Court Officers, Koori Elders and Respected Persons, and work within a team environment working with and supporting other staff within the Koori Court Unit. 

Reporting to the Manager, Koori Courts this role will play an important role in monitoring developing and implementation of the Koori programs and initiatives across the Magistrates' and Children's Court of Victoria.

This role is integral in the effective development, implementation and monitoring of the Koori Courts across the State of Victoria.

This is an identified position under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.

If you have the necessary skills and are looking to work autonomously, work with diverse groups of key stakeholders, and make a difference for the Koori community within the justice space, please follow the below application process.  

How to apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities.

Applicants should include:

1) resume

2) a short covering letter

3) completed application form (see file attachment).

You are only required to address the Key Selection Criteria listed on the Application Form. Individual responses to "key selection criteria" listed on the Position Description are not required. Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying.

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format, such as large print, please email joanne.a.atkinson@courts.vic.gov.au.

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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