Assessment and Referral Court List Coordinator - Registrar, Melbourne Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (VPSG4)

Job posted: 20/06/2022
Applications close: 27/06/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $90,067 - $102,192

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/MC0250A

Reference: VG/MC0250A

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Co-ordinate and supervise the sitting of the ARC List
  • Assess case workloads, listing practices and procedures within the ARC List, identifying and implementing practice improvements that will enhance the consistency of practice in the ARC List
  • Assist in the development, evaluation and implementation of new policies and procedures that enhance the Court’s operations, resource allocation and work organisation, to assist in achieving the Court’s strategic objectives.

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

This Assessment and Referral Court (ARC) List Coordinator, Registrar role operates within the Magistrates' Court in a complex, demanding and sensitive environment. Performing a dual function across case workload coordination and Registrar duties that requires the capacity to exercise sound judgement, liaise effectively with the Judiciary, members of the broader ARC List team, senior officers of the court and government departments. The ARC List Co-ordinator, Registrar is responsible, in conjunction with the Manager of Listings and lead ARC List Magistrate, for co-ordinating registry functions of the ARC List at the Melbourne Magistrates' Court. This includes managing case flow within the List, ensuring legislative requirements are met and building relationships with key stakeholders.  

This role has significant technical registry components as well as requiring regular interaction with accused persons who are experiencing a serious mental illness or a cognitive impairment. The Registrar may be required to assist in the operations of other courts located within the region. The Registrar may also be required to manage small teams comprising of Trainee Registrars and Registrars Demonstrates knowledge of legislation, practices, policies and procedures applicable to Victorian Courts and Tribunals.

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, 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.

Assessment and Referral Court List Coordinator - Registrar, Melbourne Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (VPSG4)

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Renae Jeffreys | (03) 8615 3810

Assessment and Referral Court List Coordinator - Registrar, Melbourne Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (VPSG4)