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Solicitors x2 - Townsville


Employer: Townsville Community Legal Service Inc
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Legal & Human Rights, Family Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional QLD

Job posted on: 11 September, 2019.
Applications close: 27 September, 2019.

  • Full time - 35 hours per week
  • Two positions available
  • Family law / domestic violence focus

While each position has a particular focus, each position will require knowledge and experience in a wide range of areas of practice commonly encountered in community legal centres. This includes family law, domestic violence, child protection, human rights, administrative law, social security, and a wide range of general civil law issues.

While described as a “family law solicitor position” and an “outreach solicitor position”, applicants should note that we will consider all applicants for both available positions and all relevant duties.

How to apply for this job
  • In order to apply for this position, download the attached duty statement, which contains all relevant position duties and responsibilities; mandatory qualifications; and desirable qualifications, experience and attributes. Please carefully read and consider the duty statement to ensure that you fully understand the position.
  • Email an up-to-date curriculum vitae to the Townsville Community Legal Service Director, Aaron Finn - aaron@townsvillecommunity.law, using the subject line: Solicitor application via EthicalJobs. You do not have to respond to selection criteria at this stage.
  • After the closing date, we will shortlist applicants for interview. Candidates who are shortlisted for interview can expect to be asked interview questions based on Duty Statement mandatory and desirable qualifications, position duties and responsibilities, and any other relevant matters mentioned in the Duty Statement.

Applications close at 5pm Friday 27 September 2019 (Qld time).

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

If you have questions that are not answered in the Duty Statement, please email the Townsville Community Legal Service Director: aaron@townsvillecommunity.law in the first instance.

It is not necessary or helpful to call to introduce yourself before applying for this position.

No recruitment company cold calls, please.

PLEASE NOTE - WE ARE UNABLE TO REPLY TO AUTOMATED APPLICATIONS. IN ORDER TO APPLY, YOU MUST FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS JOB AD.

Supporting materials  2019 TCLS 2x solicitor PD.pdf