Team Leader, Human Rights Division, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) (VPSG3)

Job posted: 22/07/2021
Applications close: 05/08/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $70,791 - $85,956

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/VT2187B

Reference: VG/VT2187B

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $70,791 - $85,956

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

VCAT is seeking a service-driven people manager to lead a team within the Human Rights Division. This process will be used to establish an Order of Merit for upcoming Team Leader vacancies in the Human Rights Division.

Job Description

VCAT is committed to providing a modern, responsive and efficient tribunal service that meets the needs of all Victorians. The Human Rights Division is one of five divisions within VCAT. Members in the Human Rights Division decide matters relating to guardianship and administration, powers of attorney, medical treatment, equal opportunity, racial and religious vilification, health and privacy information, the Disability Act 2006 (Vic), and review decisions made by the Mental Health Tribunal.

The Role:

The Team Leader role manages a team of administrative staff who perform a diverse range of functions supporting the operations of the Human Rights Division. The Team Leader actively manages and maintains team outputs to ensure timely processing of applications and enquiries while building team capability and performance. Theydo this by providing feedback, support, direction and development opportunities to their team.

The role is required to support a culture of continuous improvement and service excellence while maintaining oversight of team performance and Divisional requirements according to changing workload and priorities. The ability to manage complex and sensitive cases and escalated client contact is also an important function of the role.

What you need to have:

The successful candidate will have proven ability to implement change and contribute to project activities as well as demonstrated leadership capabilities. You will have a proactive and flexible approach and an ability to utilise good judgement and common sense in your decision making. You will be able to demonstrate high level written and verbal communication skills and an ability to interpret and apply legislation and guidelines. You have a collaborative working style which you use to develop and maintain productive working relationships.

What we can offer you:

This is an exciting time to be part of VCAT! We support our people to do their best work by offering continuous professional development opportunities, flexibility to maintain a great work-life balance and opportunities to make a real difference in how we deliver services to the Victorian Community.

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.


Team Leader, Human Rights Division, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) (VPSG3)

Job type:

Full time

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Eric Faafiti | eric.faafiti@courts.vic.gov.au

Team Leader, Human Rights Division, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) (VPSG3)