About the role
Family Violence Applicant Practitioner – Specialist Family Violence Role – Ongoing – VPS Grade 4 – Bendigo Magistrates Court
The Family Violence Applicant Practitioner forms part of a team within the family violence jurisdiction of the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria, comprising of the Family Violence Registrar and the Family Violence Respondent Practitioner. The role of this team is to enhance the safety of women and children who attend at Court experiencing family violence, and hold perpetrators of family violence accountable for their actions.
The Family Violence Applicant Practitioner will provide non-legal information and support at the court premises to persons who have experienced family violence, assess their immediate safety risks, develop safety plans, and refer to appropriate agencies within the community for ongoing support, counselling and longer-term safety planning.
The Family Violence Applicant Practitioner will also work with the other court registrars, police prosecutors, lawyers and court support services at the court premises, will liaise with community based support services, and may be required to provide information to magistrates in a courtroom. They will establish and maintain relationships with community agencies and support services so effective referrals are made to ensure the safety of family violence applicants.
For further information on this position and to submit your application, please visit careers.vic.gov.au by 16/09/2019.
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How to apply for this role
Please quote in application: Family Violence Applicant Practitioner, Bendigo Magistrates Court via Pro Bono Australia.