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Senior Lawyer (full time, ongoing) – Morwell

Organisation : Djirra

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Advocacy, Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Support Services, Law, Justice & Human Rights

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

The Senior Lawyer will deliver high quality legal advice and representation in family violence, family law, child protection and victims of crime matters. You will also work closely with a Paralegal Support Worker to support clients to access a variety of legal, social, psychological, cultural, health, financial and other support services to address their needs.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Is dedicated to the prevention of family violence
  • Ensures clients receive an excellent level of service
  • Is an advocate for justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Has at least 5 years of post-admission experience (related to family law/violence)
  • Is passionate about working to build regional stakeholder relationships
  • Contributes to service development and improvement
  • Is able to mentor and guide staff.

Ability to effectively communicate and work with the local Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities and knowledge of social justice issues in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities will be highly regarded.

Djirra is committed to Child Safety and as part of Djirra’s screening requirements all staff must have (or are able to obtain) a Working With Childrens Check and a National Police Check. An International Police Check may also be required. You must also demonstrate an understanding of Child Safety.

Benefits

  • New and centrally located office
  • Ongoing full time position
  • Generous salary on offer (SCHCADS Level 6) and salary packaging options
  • Extra days off between Christmas and New Year
  • Employee Assistance Program available to you and your family members with supportive, confidential counselling for any work concerns

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Djirra

To find out more about the position or about Djirra and how to apply, refer to our Get Involved page on our website: https://djirra.org.au/

Only applications received via the website will be considered. Applications must include a CV and covering letter and you must answer the questions at the bottom of the application form.

If you would like to know more about the role or about the work we do, please call Teresa Kyprianou, Human Resources Advisor on 9244 3333 or via email hr@djirra.org.au

Applications for this position will close as soon as a suitable candidate is sourced, therefore we encourage your application as soon as possible.

How to apply

Position Description : Senior-Lawyer-Morwell

To find out more about the position or about Djirra and how to apply, refer to our Get Involved page on our website: https://djirra.org.au/

Only applications received via the website will be considered. Applications must include a CV and covering letter and you must answer the questions at the bottom of the application form.

If you would like to know more about the role or about the work we do, please call Teresa Kyprianou, Human Resources Advisor on 9244 3333 or via email hr@djirra.org.au

Applications for this position will close as soon as a suitable candidate is sourced, therefore we encourage your application as soon as possible.

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