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Employment Lawyer

Employer: JobWatch
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Legal & Human Rights, Unions & Workers Rights
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 27 May, 2019.
Applications close: 27 May, 2019. (Expired)

  • 1+ years experience
  • Full time - 12 month
  • Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging
  • Salary - to be negotiated.

About JobWatch

JobWatch is an employment rights legal centre which provides assistance to workers regarding their rights at work. Some of our functions include:

  • A free and confidential telephone information and referral service for workers.
  • Representation and assistance for disadvantaged workers through a legal casework practice.
  • Campaign and law reform activity with a view to promoting workplace justice and equity for all workers.
  • Community legal education, including training, seminars and the production of a variety of publications on employment law and workers' rights.

About the role

You will need to have a strong working knowledge of employment law, including discrimination law with a minimum of 1 year demonstrated experience in the area.

The role requires:

  • The conduct of legal casework;
  • The development of resources;
  • The supervision of the provision of information on the JobWatch Telephone Information Service (TIS);
  • The training, mentoring, support and supervision of TIS workers, student interns and volunteers;
  • Contribution to the community education activities of JobWatch including delivery of workshops and seminars;
  • The development of responses and submissions to government departments, official inquiries and other bodies concerned with exploitative employment practices.
How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.