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Health Justice Partnership 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: 17 July, 2018.
Applications close: 06 August, 2018. (Expired)

  • Full time – Fixed Term (24 months)
  • Salary range is between $70,000 – $80,000 per annum, plus superannuation

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 (LCCLC) (a program of ARC Justice) delivers a range of legal assistance services (casework, education and policy) across North and Central Victoria, including the Bendigo Health Justice Partnership, an innovative collaboration between LCCLC and Bendigo Community Health Service.

The Bendigo Health Justice Partnership (HJP) is an innovative collaboration between BCHS and the LCCLC, which was established in 2013.

The HJP lawyer will lead and champion the Bendigo HJP and will be the primary contact for the Health Justice partnership. The position will be based on site at BCHS a minimum of three days per week to deliver legal services and develop the capacity of BCHS staff to identify and respond to legal issues. The program’s design ensures that the HJP lawyer remains strongly connected to LCCLC for support and to share learnings.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced legal professional, who will be given the opportunity to be innovative, collaborative and lead best practice in legal service and projects. You will have the flexibility to take on a variety of different legal matters, making a difference to the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged clients.

We also have tax-effective salary packaging (up to $30,000 grossed-up per FBT Year) plus access to Accommodation and Meal Entertainment packaging. An additional 3 days ex gratia leave between Christmas and New Year’s Day is also provided. 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 3⁄4 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

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