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Koori Family Violence Practitioner, Heidelberg Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court of Victoria

Job posted: 11/07/2024
Applications close: 04/08/2024 (Midnight)
15 days remaining

15 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Magistrates Court

Salary: $92,332 - $104,762

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Reference: VG/MC0657F

Reference: VG/MC0657F

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan


  • VPS 4 Ongoing position
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Info session regarding role for interested applicants, Please register your interest for the info session tohayley.cooper@courts.vic.gov.au

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 more than 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

  • Provide support and non-legal advice to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people attending court as either victims or respondents in family violence related matters including Family Violence Intervention Orders, Koori VOCAT and criminal matters
  • Conduct intake and risk assessments for clients who are victims of family violence and make referrals to legal services and ongoing case management support to address safety needs andcounselling
  • Ensure a culturally safe approach is taken to professional practice which supports client empowerment and meaningful pathways to self-determination

About you

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Aboriginal community, both society and culture and the issues impacting on it
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively and sensitively with the Aboriginal community and stakeholders to achieve effective outcomes
  • Thorough understanding of the impact of familyviolence on the Aboriginal community and knowledge of the current Victorian family violence policy context.

For more details of the role please refer to the position description.

This is a designated position under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.

Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for this position.

How to apply

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

  • resume 
  • a short covering letter

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.

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.

Koori Family Violence Practitioner, Heidelberg Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court of Victoria

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

VPSG4

Contact:

Sarah Bain | 0475 141 379

Koori Family Violence Practitioner, Heidelberg Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court of Victoria