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Family Violence Respondent Practitioner (Reliever)

Organisation : Court Services Victoria

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Families

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $85,279 - $96,759

Application closing date : 8 Dec, 2019

About the role

Melbourne Magistrates’ Court

Family Violence Respondent Practitioner (Reliever) – Specialist Family Violence Role – Ongoing – VPS Grade 4.

This role will be based in Melbourne CBD, however travel will be required to Southern and Eastern Metropolitan and Regional courts.

The Family Violence Respondent Practitioner (Reliever) forms part of a team within the family violence jurisdiction of the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria, comprising of the Family Violence Registrar and Family Violence Applicant 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 Respondent Practitioner (Reliever) will provide non-legal information and support for people who are respondents to an application for an intervention order or involved in criminal proceedings arising from or including allegations of family violence. They will conduct assessments and make appropriate referals to a range of support services and into programs.

The Family Violence Respondent Practitioner (Reliever) will work with the Family Violence Applicant Practitioner, Family Violence Registrar, 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 8/12/2019.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Court Services Victoria

How to apply for this role

For further information on this position and to submit your application, please visit careers.vic.gov.au by 8/12/2019.

Please quote in application: Family Violence Respondent Practitioner (Reliever) via Pro Bono Australia.

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