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Koori Men&#8217s Family Violence Practitioner (Online) x 2, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (VPSG4)

Job posted: 10/06/2022
Applications close: 03/07/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Negotiable

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $90,067 - $102,192

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Reference: VG/MC2529_MC2530

Reference: VG/MC2529_MC2530

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

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

Work location: Negotiable


  • Provide support and non-legal advice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men accessing the court for Family Violence matters
  • Ongoing VPS 4 Role
  • Flexible working

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

The Koori Men's Family Violence Practitioner (online) will engage with and provide support to men irrespective of whether they attend as a respondents/people who use family violence or an applicants/victim survivors byassessing support needs of clients and providing effective services to address individual needs.

The role is part of an online practitioner team comprised of a Koori Family Violence Practice Manager and Koori Women's and Men's Family Violence Practitioners. The online team normally engages with clients by phone and videoconferencing and in-person attendance in court is not normally required. The online team works closely with other practice managers and practitioners within the Koori Family Violence Unit to deliver the service called Umalek Balit.

The Umalek Balit team works closely with internal and external stakeholders and organisations and functions to provide a culturally safe and relevant response to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people accessing the court for family violence related matters including Family Violence Intervention Orders, Koori VOCAT or criminal matters.

This position is an Aboriginal Designated Position in accordance with Court Services Victoria Designated Positions policy. This position is classified under ‘special measures', section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander men are eligible to apply. To ensure that the intention of the recruitment process is maintained, a ‘Confirmation of Aboriginality' document is required from all shortlisted applicants, you are also welcome to attach this as part of your application.

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. 

Other Information:

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.

Koori Men&#8217s Family Violence Practitioner (Online) x 2, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

VPSG4

Contact:

David Kennedy on 0419 106 199 | or David.Kennedy@courts.vic.gov.au

Koori Men&#8217s Family Violence Practitioner (Online) x 2, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (VPSG4)