Registrar Family Violence, Bendigo Law Courts, Magistrates’ Court of Victoria

• Full time ongoing role

• Regional location - Bendigo based

• Brand new, state of the art facility to work from in 2023
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Bendigo - Loddon area
Reference: VG/MC2426D
Closing Date: 02-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC2426_PD_September.pdf (PDF, 250KB)

MC2426 Candidate Application Form VPS 4 Registrar Family Violence.docx (Word, 59KB)

Contact: Michael Conway
on (03) 4436 3826

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 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 position operates within a complex, demanding and sensitive environment that requires the capacity to exercise sound judgement. 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 the region, in conjunction with senior management. They will provide supervision and monitor the performance of the members of this team.

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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