Family Violence Registrar, Latrobe Valley Law Courts

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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Family Violence Workers
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Gippsland - Latrobe Valley
Reference: VG/MC2422A
Closing Date: 17-Dec-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: until 30/6/2019
Attachments: MC2422 - Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 104KB)

MC2422_Position Description.doc (Word, 749KB)

Contact: Darren Stebbings
(03) 5116 5220

Position Details

The Family Violence Registrar contributes to the Court's response to family violence, working alongside the judiciary, court registrars, support workers, police, legal services and other support services to effectively manage cases involving victims and perpetrators of family violence. The Family Violence Registrar builds relationships with key stakeholders, establishes and maintains links with community services and agencies in their local area, promotes information sharing amongst agencies and makes appropriate referrals.

The Family Violence Registrar provides a point of specialist contact for court users involved in proceedings arising from or including allegations of family violence, assists parties to understand court processes and services available, and liaises with all legal and non-legal support services.

This position works collaboratively with the Court Coordinator regarding the listing of matters that relate to family violence and intervention orders. As part of the network of Family Violence Registrars, the role also works collaboratively with the Family Violence Programs and Initiatives Unit to improve service delivery. 

The Family Violence Registrar leads the Court's family violence team within their region. They will provide supervision and monitor the performance of the members of this team.

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities.  Applications should include:

1) resume

2) a short covering letter and

3) completed application form (see file attachment).

You are only required to address the Key Selection Criteria listed in 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. 

For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact  Darren Stebbings on (03) 5116 5220.

Applications close Sunday 17 December 2017 

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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