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Senior Lawyers / Lawyers x2 - Ballarat / Morwell


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

Job posted on: 07 June, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

Djirra supports Aboriginal women's journey to safety and wellbeing, and provides legal and practical supports to Aboriginal people experiencing family violence across Victoria. Djirra is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation with a rich history, and we are growing our services across regional Victoria.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our new Ballarat and Morwell offices for a Senior Lawyer or Lawyer to provide and oversee high quality legal advice and representation, and non-legal support. The Senior Lawyer or Lawyer will work closely with a Paralegal Support Worker to address the multitude of interrelated legal and non-legal issues faced by our clients, assisting them to access a variety of legal, social, psychological, cultural, health, financial and other support services.

Benefits:

  • Brand new office
  • Permanent full time position
  • Generous salary packaging options available (Not For Profit Organisation)
  • Extra days off between Christmas and New Year
  • Access to a monthly RDO (Rostered Day Off), Cultural leave, paid Parental leave and Annual Leave Loading
  • Employee Assistance Program with supportive, confidential counselling for personal and work concerns
  • Debriefing sessions with qualified practitioners
How to apply for this job

Applicants are required to submit their cover letter, resume and  answer some key questions. Please refer to djirra.org.au for further organisational information, position description and how to apply. Further enquiries regarding this position can be directed to Teresa Kyprianou, HR Advisor at hr@djirra.org.au, using the subject line: Senior Lawyer / Lawyer - Ballarat / Morwell enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Applications for these positions will close upon appointment of the successful candidates.

Supporting materials  PD Senior Lawyer April 2018.pdf