Registrar - Specialist Family Violence Court (SFVC) Manager

Job posted: 03/07/2024
Applications close: 27/07/2024 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Morwell

Job type: Full time / July 2024 to 27 July 2025

Organisation: Magistrates Court

Salary: $106,534 - $128,897

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/MC0962

Reference: VG/MC0962

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $106,534 - $128,897

Work location: Gippsland | Morwell

  • Two-year fixed-term assignment in a regional location.
  • New facilities to be opened in September/October 2024
  • Managing a team of dedicated and commited staff

About Us

Court Services Victoria provides corporate services and facilities to support the performance of the judicial, quasi-judicial and administrative functions of Victoria's courts and tribunal, Judicial College and Judicial Commission. 

Our people enable the Courts Group to deliver on each jurisdictions own strategic priorities while also pursuing strategic opportunities that are interconnected and deliver benefits more broadly.

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 percent 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. 

MCV is responsible for delivery of 26 of the 227 recommendations from the Royal Commission into Family Violence (RCFV) and is impacted by the delivery of approximately 100 other RCFV recommendations.

About the Role

Working closely with local management, the central SFVC Project team, court staff and internal and external stakeholders, the SFVC Manager leads,
manages and develops the SFVC registry staff and functions and is responsible for managing the ongoing local implementation of FV reform.
The SFVC Manager engages with local stakeholders to strengthen and embed communityconnections that align to and support high quality delivery of the SFVC Operating Model. The role also involves service coordination, integration, risk management, and project support activities and contributes to the continuous improvement of family violence reform initiatives within the court, in collaboration with the Senior Registrar and MCV Family Violence Branch.

About You

  • Demonstrated understanding of the dynamics of family violence and its impacts onvictim survivors
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Victorian family violence service system
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of legislation, practices, policies and procedures applicable to Victorian Courts and Tribunals.
  • Experience in the design and implementation of effective work practices aligned to best practice, which can be applied to implementing a Specialist Family Violence Courts model.


How to apply

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

  • resume 
  • a short cover letter

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.


Registrar - Specialist Family Violence Court (SFVC) Manager

Job type:

Full time / July 2024 to 27 July 2025

Job classification:



Darren Stebbings | darren.stebbings@courts.vic.gov.au

Registrar - Specialist Family Violence Court (SFVC) Manager