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Family Violence Lawyer

Employer: St. Kilda Legal Service Co-Op. Ltd.
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Legal & Human Rights
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 08 February, 2017.
Applications close: 03 March, 2017.

  • Part time Position 7 day fortnight

St. Kilda Legal Service is seeking a Family Violence Lawyer to provide a duty lawyer service at Moorabbin Justice Centre when family violence matters are listed with follow up casework assistance on family law matters, victims of crime applications and related matters in a rewarding and challenging position. There may also be scope for limited outreach opportunities, involving legal education, for the target client group.

You will work very closely with the local community and agencies. Essential experience as a solicitor advocate in the Magistrates Court, preferably experience in intervention order matters, criminal law, victims of crime, family law, and family violence. Must be eligible to hold a Victorian Practising Certificate and committed to social justice.

The position is part time/7 day fortnight as classified under the Social Community Home Care and Disability Services (SCHADS) Industry Award. Salary commensurate with experience. Salary packaging is available.

How to apply for this job

For job description phone: 9534 0777.

Closing Date: 3 March 2017.

Applications to:

Suzy Fox
Administration Officer
St. Kilda Legal Service
161 Chapel Street,
St. Kilda 3182

E:, using the subject line: Family Violence Lawyer application via EthicalJobs.