Family Violence Respondent Practitioner (Reliever)

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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Family Violence Workers
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MC2494E
Closing Date: 21-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: FV Respondent Practitioner (Reliever) PD.doc (Word, 170KB)

MC2494 Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 103KB)

Marena Ghattas on (03) 9032 0913

Position Details

The Family Violence Respondent Practitioner (Reliever) is a specialist family violence role at the Magistrates Court of Victoria.

The Family Violence Respondent Practitioner forms part of a team within the family violence jurisdiction of the Magistrates' Court of Victoria, comprising of the Family Violence Registrar and the Family Violence Applicant Practitioner. The role of this team is to enhance the safety of women and children who attend at Court experiencing family violence and hold perpetrators of family violence accountable for their actions.

The Family Violence Respondent Practitioner will provide non-legal information, support and referrals for people who are respondents to an application for an intervention order or involved in criminal proceedings arising from or including allegations of family violence. They will conduct assessments and make appropriate referrals to a range of support services and into programs.

Travelling to metropolitan locations and overnight stays at regional locations will be required as a component of this role. 

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

Applications close: 21 January 2019

Other informationCourt 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 is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. 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.

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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