Court Victim Advisor | Auckland Region
|Position Type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Job Description.pdf (PDF, 222KB)
Self Assessment Form.docx (Word, 22KB)
|Application Close Date:||03-May-2019|
Court Victims Advisor, Auckland Region
You must fill in and complete the self-assessment form to be considered for this vacancy.
- You are calm, resilient and great when it comes to meeting and establishing a rapport with people. You enjoy the challenge and satisfaction of working with people who have been affected by crime.
- You will thrive in the diversity and challenging nature of the Ministry of Justice.
- You have worked with victims of family violence.
The purpose of this position is to provide a service for victims of criminal offences. The Victim Advisor informs victims involved in cases, in the criminal courts, about the progress of their cases; and assists them to participate in the criminal justice process. The service is provided in keeping with the principles of the Victims Rights Act 2002. The Victim Advisor works with other court personnel, Police, other government and community agencies dealing with victims to ensure that victims are offered the necessary information and advice required under the Act during the court process. The Victim Advisor may present information to the Court on behalf of the victim.
A formal qualification or the equivalent work experience that relates to helping victims of crime is an advantage
Computer literacy Excellent written and oral communication skills
Knowledge of community networks
The ability to work autonomously and with sound judgement
Sound organisational skills
Analytical skills to enable relevant legislation to be analysed and interpreted
Experience in facilitation, public speaking and adult/child education
The ability to work with different age groups, including child witnesses
A driver's licence is desirable and is essential in some courts
Salary range: $52,884-74,660
To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description at the site, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your Self Assessment Form, CV and cover letter.
For tracking purposes, all applications must be submitted via our online process.
Applications close Friday 3 May 2019.