About the Role
Community Lawyer – full time – Fixed Term (Mat Leave -12 months)
Position Readvertised – Previous applicants need not apply (PD unchanged)
Are you seeking an opportunity to apply your legal skills in a diverse and stimulating environment which enables access to justice for some of regional Victoria’s most vulnerable community members? We have the role for you!
We a seeking a highly motivated individual with demonstrated experience in legal advice and casework in the areas of community law, particularly child protection, family violence and family law. You will be joining an established and cohesive team that has a strong culture of collaboration and continuous improvement.
As well as an attractive salary, 3 days ex gratia between Christmas & New Year’s Day, salary packaging, an accommodation & meal/entertainment packaging is also available. Relocation assistance is also on offer for the right candidate.
In addition to possessing the qualifications necessary to practicing law in Victoria, applicants must have a desire to pursue a career in public interest and community law and have an unrestricted driver’s license.
Just 1 ¾ hours from Melbourne by freeway and regularly serviced by train via Kyneton and Castlemaine, LCCLC is based in one of regional Victoria’s most desirable localities, featuring excellent schools, health facilities and cultural experiences
About the Organisation
The Bendigo based Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre (a program of ARC Justice) operates primarily in the Loddon Campaspe region (LGAs of Greater Bendigo, Loddon, Campaspe, Central Goldfields, Macedon Ranges and Mount Alexander).
ARC Justice is an independent, not for-profit, human rights organisation. Our programs deliver accessible legal services, tenancy advice and support to those in our community in the greatest need. We deliver community education and advocate for systemic change that enhances the rights of rural and regional Victorians. We recognise that housing and legal issues do not occur in isolation and we work with local partners to ensure a whole-of-person approach to our work
LCCLC services include:
- Legal Assistance (information, referral, advice and casework)
- Legal Education
- Policy and Law Reform Work
Apply for this Job
Applicants are asked to address both the essential and desirable Key Selection Criteria, in the position description. Applications that do not address all the selection criteria will not be considered.
A Position Description can be downloaded from http://lcclc.org.au/about/employment/
Applications need to include a covering letter (not exceeding one page) a resume (not exceeding three pages) and the KSC response (not exceeding two pages) and be addressed to the Ms Hayley Mansfield, Executive Officer and emailed by 9.00 am, Monday 26th February 2018, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Equal opportunity principals will be applied and people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Enquiries to be addressed to Ms Clare Sauro (03) 5445 0909.
Please quote in application: Community Lawyer via Pro Bono Australia.