Community Lawyer

Organisation : ARC Justice

Location : Victoria

Work Type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Legal

Sector : Law, Justice & Human Rights

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : $60,000 - $80,000

Application Closing Date : 21 Oct, 2018

About the Role

We are seeking a lawyer to join our team working in the Central Goldfields town of Maryborough. While the position will be primarily be based in Maryborough, regular days will also be spent in the LCCLC office in Bendigo. The position will increase access to justice by providing an integrated legal-health service to clients with complex needs at Maryborough Magistrates Court, while also enabling early intervention support for other priority clients by working with partner organisations in the region.

This is a generalist position and the incumbent will be working in a variety of practice areas relevant to disadvantaged communities. Practice areas will predominately be in the areas of family violence, child protection, family law, low level criminal law and general civil law practice. Graduate and junior lawyers are encouraged to apply for this position as the position will be supported by senior lawyers to build skills across these areas of law.

We seek a highly motivated individual with a demonstrated understanding of legal practice within a multi-disciplinary framework, including experience and a willingness to work within a community development and therapeutic framework.

LCCLC offers tax-effective salary packaging (up to $30,000 grossed-up per FBT Year), plus access to Accommodation and Meal Entertainment packaging. We also provide an additional three days ex gratia leave between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

A Position Description can be downloaded from http://lcclc.org.au/about/employment/

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : ARC Justice

The Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre (LCCLC - a program of ARC Justice) delivers a range of legal assistance services (casework, education and policy) across North and Central Victoria

Apply for this Job

Applicants are asked to address both the essential and desirable Key Selection Criteria, in the position description. Applicants who do not address all the selection criteria will not be invited for interview. Applications need to include a covering letter, resume and preferably no more than two A4 pages addressing the selection criteria and be addressed to Ms Lindy Harland, Manager and Principal Lawyer and emailed by 9:00am, Monday 22nd October 2018, to recruitment@arcjustice.org.au.

Enquiries to Ms Harland 5445 0909.

Equal opportunity principles will be applied and people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Please quote in application: Community Lawyer via Pro Bono Australia.


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