About the organisation
Gippsland Community Legal Service (GCLS) is a non-profit service of Anglicare Victoria. The mission of GCLS is to improve access to justice for all members of the Gippsland Community by providing legal advice and advocacy, empowering individuals and groups through community education, and to remove systemic injustice by advocating for law reform.
About the role
The Senior Lawyer provides supervision and leadership to a team of lawyers and legal staff, meeting legal needs in the community, leading family law and Family Advocacy and Support Service (FASS) service delivery.
To Be Successful You Will Need To:
- Hold, or be eligible to hold, an unrestricted practicing certificate in Victoria, with at least 4 years post admission experience.
- Have experience in supervising and mentoring legal staff, providing high quality effective supervision and team leadership.
- Demonstrate ability to lead a team with a focus on support, cohesion and collaboration.
Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.
How to apply
To apply for this position you will need to complete the online application. You will be requested to attach your resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as separate documents.
For further enquiries contact program manager Michelle Taranto, Program Manager, Community Services on 03 5135 9555.
Applications close 28th August 2022.
We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible as applications will be assessed on an ongoing basis. If we identify suitable applicants prior to the posted closing date of the advert we may close the position early.
Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.
Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this. Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.
Please quote in application: Senior Lawyer via Pro Bono Australia.
Sector: #Community_Support_Services, #Families