Family Violence Practice Manager, Shepparton Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court Victoria

• Provide supervision and leadership to support delivery of a best practice family violence response

• Lead a team of specialist family violence practitioners

• Contribute to development and implementation of family violence related court reforms and initiatives
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Family Violence Workers
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Shepparton - Goulburn
Reference: VG/MC0605B
Closing Date: 04-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC0605 - PD.pdf (PDF, 210KB)

MC0605 - Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 59KB)
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Contact: Roshan Bhandary
0417 988 973

Position Details

About us

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria (MCV) 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 Magistrates' Court of Victoria is currently expanding its Specialist Family Violence Services team of Family Violence Applicant and Respondent Practitioners based at various court locations across the state. The Family Violence Practitioners are an integral part of the Specialist Family Violence Court model.

The specialist Family Violence Practitioner roles engage with Family Violence Intervention Order Applicants and/or Respondents attending court, conducting risk assessments and service need analysis, providing support through the court proceedings, developing safety plans, advocating for and referring victim survivors and perpetrators to appropriate services and programs.

About you

The Family Violence Practice Manager provides leadership and support to the specialist Family Violence Practitioner workforce, as well as contribute to court  reforms and initiatives including but not limited to;

  • Induction, orientation, support and performance development in relation to the technical (professional practice related) aspects of the Family Violence Practitioner role.
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of effective professional development policies, resources and processes.
  • Providing practice leadership and supervision to achieve consistent practice aligned with organisational and professional standards.
  • Contribution to family violence court reform and initiatives.

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.

Employees of Court Services Victoria are required to comply with any applicable government pandemic order, as well as any policy implemented by Court Services Victoria, in relation to mandatory vaccinations against COVID-19.  It is a condition of any offer of employment that applicants for vacant roles with Court Services Victoria agree to comply with any applicable pandemic order or policy regarding mandatory vaccinations.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce, inclusive culture, providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women. 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.

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