Supervising Registrar, Family Violence Contact Centre, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (Parental Leave vacancy) (VPSG4)

Job posted: 04/01/2021
Applications close: 18/01/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 24/02/2021 - 25/02/2022

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Family Violence Workers

Reference: VG/MC0338B

Reference: VG/MC0338B

Occupation: Family Violence Workers

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Fixed term – 12 months – VPS4 Supervising Registrar Role - Family Violence Contact Centre - Melbourne CBD

The Family Violence Contact Centre (contact centre) has been established in response to a recommendation of the Royal Commission into Family Violence. Already highly successful, the Contact Centre provides a responsive service to family violence victim survivors, and relieves the extensive administrative burden experienced by FV registrars. This is resulting in improved workflow and increased efficiencies in Court operations for participating courts.

There is an opportunity to join the Contact Centre in the Supervising Registrar role for a 12 month fixed term, supporting the team that currently service 10 court locations around the state.

The primary responsibility of the Supervising Registrar is to lead the team responding to family violence related queries within the Magistrates' Courts (both phone and email).  The Supervising Registrar operates within a complex, demanding and sensitive environment that requires the capacity to exercise sound judgement. The Supervising Registrar provides an escalation point for Contact Centre staff and Family Violence staff across Courts to assist with parties to understand court processes and services available and liaise with support services.

In order to provide effective service delivery, the role requires an expertise in supervising teams in complex environment and an understanding of the operating environment and needs of Victorian courts and court users.

As a qualified Registrar, the Supervising Registrar will be required to exercise powers conferred under the Magistrates' Court Act 1989, the National Domestic Violence Order Scheme Act and any other relevant act 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 the Court's Practice Directions.

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

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 and inclusive culture. 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.

Magistrates' Court of Victoria's vision is that all employees access and enjoy the same rights, responsibilities, resources and opportunities regardless of their gender, identity or cultural beliefs. The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is committed to providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women.

Supervising Registrar, Family Violence Contact Centre, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (Parental Leave vacancy) (VPSG4)

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Full time / 24/02/2021 - 25/02/2022

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Jessica Hynninen on (03) 7004 9940; or | jessica.hynninen@courts.vic.gov.au

Supervising Registrar, Family Violence Contact Centre, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (Parental Leave vacancy) (VPSG4)