Registrar, Broadmeadows Children's Court

The Children’s Court of Victoria is a specialist court with two divisions dealing with cases involving children and young people. The Court operates across a number of metropolitan and regional locations. More information about the Court is available at www.childrenscourt.vic.gov.au. 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. CSV strongly encourages applications from people of any gender, age, religion, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, gender identity, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/MC2435D
Closing Date: 26-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $64,583 - $78,418
Job Duration: until 3/8/2018
Attachments: MC2435 - Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 102KB)


MC2435 Position Description.doc (Word, 60KB)


Contact: Glenn Barnes
(03) 8638 3356

Position Details

Registrars of the Children's Court perform a wide range of administrative tasks. These may include in-court (bench clerk) duties, client-contact (telephone and counter) enquiries, and back-of-office administrative responsibilities. The role may be performed in a range of jurisdictional contexts, including Family Division, Criminal Division, Intervention Orders, Koori Court and CAYPINS (Children and Young Person Infringement Notice System).

Registrars are also required to exercise powers conferred under the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005, Magistrates' Court Act 1989 and other Acts and Rules.  These powers involve the preparation and processing of administrative and statutory documentation and the exercise of discretionary quasi-judicial and statutory powers using professional judgement in applying legislative requirements, established rules and precedents, and relevant court practice directions.

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 Glenn Barnes on (03) 8638 3356

Applications close Sunday 26 November 2017


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