About the role
Overseeing a small integrated service, consisting of a supervised lawyer, a community development worker, and a social worker, this role leads and champions our hospital place-based service, located at Maryborough District Health Service.
The role gives the opportunity to provide legal assistance across a wide range of legal issues including our key practice areas of family violence and child protection, as well as in other areas such as family law, general civil and minor crime. With the benefit of a social worker, there is the opportunity for the client to address the non-legal issues that often compound legal outcomes, leading to better client outcomes.
This role ensures proactive networking and community engagement, and the incumbent is responsible for thinking strategically and ensuring that project deliverables are implemented, advanced, and reported.
You will be joining an established and cohesive team that has a strong culture of collaboration and continuous improvement.
The Incumbent will work with the support of the Bendigo based LCCLC team and will report to the managing lawyer at first instance.
ARC Justice is an inclusive employer. Members of the LGBTIQA+ community, CALD and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, and people with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
- Full time ongoing position
- An attractive salary, training, and professional development opportunities
- 3 days ex gratia between Christmas and New Year’s Day
- Salary packaging and accommodation and meal/entertainment packaging is also available.
The Position Description can be downloaded from https://arcjustice.org.au/get-involved/careers/
Enquiries can be directed to Lindy Harland on 03 5445 0909 or via firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the organisation
ARC Justice is an independent, not-for-profit, human rights organisation that incorporates the Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre, the Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre, and Housing Justice.
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.
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Maryborough Integrated Service - Senior Lawyer via Pro Bono Australia.