Aboriginal Community Engagement Officer, Geelong Magistrates' Court

An exciting Aboriginal Community Engagement Officer role at the Geelong Magistrates' Court
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/MC2274C
Closing Date: 26-Jun-2018
Salary Range: $65,713 - $79,790
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC2274 Position Description.doc (Word, 169KB)

MC2274 - Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 103KB)

Contact: Joanne Atkinson
(03) 9032 0941

Position Details

  • Aboriginal Community Engagement Officer
  • VPS Grade 3, full time, ongoing position

The position of Aboriginal Community Engagement Officer is an initiative of the Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement. The aim of the Koori Community Engagement Officer 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 of this surface are outlined in the position description.

This is a designated position under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for this position.

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 careers@courts.vic.gov.au.

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