Family Violence Respondent Practitioner (Reliever), Magistrates' Court

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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Family Violence Workers
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MC0545
Closing Date: 08-Dec-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC0545 PD.docx (Word, 133KB)


MC0545 Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 51KB)


Contact:
(03) 7004 9961; Roshan.Bhandary@courts.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Family Violence Respondent Practitioner (Reliever) - Specialist Family Violence Role - Ongoing - VPS Grade 4.

This role will be based in Melbourne CBD, however travel will be required to Southern and Eastern Metropolitan and Regional courts.

The Family Violence Respondent Practitioner (Reliever) forms part of a team within the family violence jurisdiction of the Magistrates' Court of Victoria, comprising of the Family Violence Registrar and 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 Respondent Practitioner (Reliever) will provide non-legal information and support for people who are respondents to an application for an intervention order or involved in criminal proceedings arising from or including allegations of family violence. They will conduct assessments and make appropriate referals to a range of support services and into programs.

The Family Violence Respondent Practitioner (Reliever) will work with the Family Violence Applicant Practitioner, Family Violence Registrar, other court registrars, police prosecutors, lawyers and court support services at the court premises, will liaise with community based support services, and may be required to provide information to magistrates in a courtroom. They will establish and maintain relationships with community agencies and support services so effective referrals are made to ensure the safety of family violence applicants.  

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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