In-Court Registrar, Children's Court of Victoria

Job posted: 10/07/2024
Applications close: 24/07/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / until 30 June 2025

Organisation: Childrens Court

Salary: $74,580 - $90,558

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/MC2649A

Reference: VG/MC2649A

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $74,580 - $90,558

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Work in a dynamic and progressive Jurisdiction
  • Be part of a committed, supportive team
  • Engage with a diverse range of stakeholders

About Us

The Children's Court of Victoria (ChCV) has Jurisdiction under the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 to hear cases involving children and young people up to the age of 18 years, and in some cases up to 19 years. It has a Family Division and a Criminal Division, and it sits at locations throughout metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.

About the Role

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

Click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include the following in your application:

  • resume 
  • a short cover letter
  • responses to the screening/key selection questions in the online application form

Other information

CSV is the employer of staff at Courts Group.  CSV has a firm commitment through its Koori Employment Plan to increase participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

We value the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. Those from the LGBTQIA+ community, women, people of all ages, with disabilities, culturally and linguistically diverse people, and those who are neurodiverse, are encouraged to apply.

We aim to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the Position Contact listed in the Position Description.

In-Court Registrar, Children's Court of Victoria

Job type:

Full time / until 30 June 2025

Job classification:



Emma Taylor on 0429 720 417 | or emma.taylor@courts.vic.gov.au

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In-Court Registrar, Children's Court of Victoria