Evaluation Officer, Drug Court, Magistrates' Court of Victoria


• Exciting solution-orientated court program environment

• Contribute evaluation expertise leading to comprehensive understanding of program outcomes and ongoing improvements
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MC0873B
Closing Date: 03-Jul-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: until 30 June 2023
Attachments: MC0873 - PD.pdf (PDF, 1.04MB)


MC0873 - Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 59KB)


Contact: Jasmina Kijevcanin on (03) 7004 9775
or jasmina.kijevcanin@courts.vic.gov.au

Position Details

About us:

The Specialist Courts Division of the Magistrates' Court of Victoria brings together mainstream court support programs, specialist courts, and the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT). The focus of the division is driving the implementation and development of solution focused and therapeutic approaches to justice. Specialist Courts include Drug Court, Assessment and Referral Court, Koori Court, Neighbourhood Justice Centre and Specialist Family Violence Court. The Drug Court is a statutory division of the Magistrates' Court of Victoria and is part of MCV's Specialist Courts and Programs. The division provides an alternative sentencing option to offenders with drug and / or alcohol dependency who have committed offence/s whilst under the influence of drugs or alcohol and / or to support their dependency.

About the role:

As part of the Specialist Courts and Programs' Insights and Reform Unit, the Evaluation Officer is responsible for supporting evidence-informed service delivery and decision making within the Magistrates' Court of Victoria (MCV) Drug Court. This role is responsible for developing broad ranging tools and processes that drive effective monitoring, evaluation, learning and improvement within the Drug Court. This will include undertaking high level research and analysis to inform effective monitoring and evaluation processes, including the development and implementation of the program logic and theory of change. In consultation with the Senior Evaluation Lead and General Manager, Drug Court, the evaluation officer will lead the design and development of tools and processes for capturing, analysing and making evidence informed program recommendations.

About you:

The successful candidate will work demonstrate: Strong experience in the design and implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation Frameworks of different projects and programs within the justice system / public service system. Experience or understanding of problem-solving courts and / or therapeutic program delivery. Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports.

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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