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Senior Education Policy Manager - County Specialist Courts, County Court of Victoria (VPSG5)

Job posted: 11/05/2022
Applications close: 25/05/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / until 30 June 2023

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/CC0159

Reference: VG/CC0159

Occupation: Policy

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: Melbourne | CBD


  • Supportive and inclusive culture
  • Exciting opportunity to significantly contribute to the future direction of the Court
  • Fixed-term for 12 months

The County Court (CCV) is Victoria's principal trial Court. The Court's purpose is to hear and determine matters in a fair, timely, efficient and accessible way. This is affirmed by Court Directions 2017- 2022 which sets out the Court's commitment to improvement and the seven most important objectives of the Court. The County Court is committed to continuous improvement consistent with the International Framework for Court Excellence.

The CCV DATC pilot project sits alongside the Magistrates' Court of Victoria's (MCV) Drug Court Expansion projects. The CCV DATC pilot and the MCV expansion projects are governed, managed, and executed through an integrated and multi-jurisdictional approach to enable efficient use of resources.

The Drug Court of Victoria (DCV) is a statutory division of the Magistrates' Court of Victoria. The division provides an alternative sentencing option to offenders with drug and/or alcohol dependency who have committed offence/s whilst under the influence of drugs or alcohol and/or to support their dependency. Legislation that enables the operation of the CCV DATC was passed through parliament in November 2020, which will enable a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Court to operate for the first time in this higher jurisdiction.

The DATC pilot program has now been operational since April 2021 with a steady increase in participant numbers and established model of service delivery.

Reporting to the Senior Business Development Manager, the Senior Education Policy Manager provides leadership and delivery of a range of education and policy related programs for Specialist Courts, which will assist to embed therapeutic responses for court participants.

A key member of the SCP team the role is responsible for providing advice on therapeutic approaches, best practice professional practice initiatives and relevant education and policy reform in the justice sector. Key underpinning best practice will be in project management approaches and leadership of the International Framework of Court Excellence (IFCE).

We are seeking someone with strong conceptual, research and analytical abilities to develop education programs and review policy initiatives, which achieve the court's priorities around therapeutic jurisprudence.
This role will involve working both with internal and external stakeholders and independent experts to develop proposals for therapeutic approaches.

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

For further information on the position, 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.

Senior Education Policy Manager - County Specialist Courts, County Court of Victoria (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / until 30 June 2023

Job classification:

VPSG5

Contact:

Livia MacNeil | Livia.MacNeil@courts.vic.gov.au

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Senior Education Policy Manager - County Specialist Courts, County Court of Victoria (VPSG5)