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Generalist Lawyer - Bendigo


Employer: ARC Justice
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Legal & Human Rights
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional VIC

Job posted on: 21 December, 2017.
Applications close: 22 January, 2018.

  • Full time – Fixed Term (Mat Leave -12 months)

Are you a mature and dynamic lawyer, passionate about social justice and want to work in one of Victoria’s most culturally vibrant and beautiful regional areas?

The Bendigo based Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre (a division of Advocacy & Rights Centre Ltd, T/A - ARC Justice) delivers a range of legal assistance services (casework, education and policy) across North and Central Victoria, including the Goulburn Valley.

ARC Justice is a leading and innovative advocacy and rights organisation that delivers client focused services that empower disadvantaged and vulnerable people in rural and regional Victoria. We elevate justice as an issue in public discourse and advocate for systemic change that upholds human rights.  We are a leader that strengthens the sector, pursuing best practice and innovation through collaboration and being an Employer of Choice.

As well as an attractive salary, 3 days ex gratia between Christmas & New Year’s Day, salary packaging, an accommodation & meal/entertainment packaging is also available. Relocation assistance is also on offer for the right candidate.

In addition to possessing the qualifications necessary to practicing law in Victoria, applicants must have a desire to pursue a career in public interest and community law and have an unrestricted driver’s license.

Just 1 ¾ hours from Melbourne by freeway and regularly serviced by train via Kyneton and Castlemaine, LCCLC is based in one of regional Victoria’s most desirable localities, featuring excellent schools, health facilities and cultural experiences

How to 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 interviewed.

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

Applications need to include a covering letter (not exceeding one page) a resume (not exceeding three pages) and the KSC response (not exceeding two pages) and be addressed to the Ms Chris Sedgman, Manager, People and Corporate Services, ARC Justice and emailed by 9.00 am, Monday 22nd January 2018, to recruitment@arcjustice.org.au, using the subject line: Generalist Lawyer application via EthicalJobs. Equal opportunity principals will be applied and people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged.

Enquiries to be addressed to Ms Clare Sauro (03) 5445 0909.