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Organisation : Seniors Rights Victoria, a program of COTA Victoria

Location : Melbourne (Melbourne)

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Community Support Services, Law, Justice & Human Rights

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 12 Nov, 2018

About the Role

  • Fixed term full time position for 12 months, commencing January 2019
  • SCHCADS Award – Community Development Worker Level 6 (pay point subject to experience and qualifications)

Seniors Rights Victoria leads in responding to older people experiencing abuse. This legal position is available at an exciting time of growing recognition of elder abuse as a major social issue.

Within the context of ageism and family violence, the Community Lawyer empowers older people and service providers through legal solutions. The position is a great opportunity to achieve social justice for a growing demographic.

We seek an experienced and motivated person to:

  • provide high quality legal advice and casework to clients
  • appear in Courts and Tribunals on behalf of clients
  • provide secondary consultations to community workers and lawyers
  • engage in systemic advocacy and law reform projects

Seniors Rights Victoria is a program of the Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria, the leading not-for-profit organisation representing the interests and rights of people aged 50+ in Victoria.

To be successful in this positon you will have post-admission experience in areas of law relevant to older people, a strong rights-based approach, ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team, and a commitment to addressing the needs of older people.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Seniors Rights Victoria, a program of COTA Victoria

Seniors Rights Victoria is a program of the Council on the Ageing (COTA) Victoria, the leading not-for-profit organisation representing the interests and rights of people aged 50+ in Victoria.

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Position Description : 20181025 PD Community Lawyer

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


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