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Paralegal Support Workers - Bendigo, Echuca and Morwell


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

Job posted on: 14 September, 2018.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

Djirra’s Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service has exciting opportunities in Bendigo, Echuca and Morwell for dedicated Paralegal Support Workers.

Responsibilities

  • Provide support to clients in relation to court and tribunal hearings, applications for intervention orders, police reports and external client appointments
  • Assess safety and support needs of clients and provide referrals to appropriate support services
  • Assist with legal administration, including client intake, file management, coordinating appointments and liaising with external service providers 
  • Develop relationships with a broad range of stakeholders
  • Participate in regular outreach services across Victoria 

Benefits

  • Generous Salary Packaging options
  • Access to a monthly Rostered-Day-Off, Cultural Leave, paid Parental Leave and Annual Leave Loading
  • Extra paid holidays between Christmas and New Year
How to apply for this job

Please submit your resume and cover letter via the links on Djirra’s website: https://djirra.org.au/

Applications will close upon appointment of the successful candidates. 

These are designated positions established as a special measure under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only female candidates are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to women of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent.